Martha F. Mushi, Senior Lecturer, Microbiology/Immunology Department, CUHAS-Bugando, Mwanza
Email: On request
How you have helped GAFFI so far: I have worked with GAFFI in raising awareness on fungi infections like aspergillosis and antifungal resistance risk. I am dedicated in ensuring improved care for patients with fungi infections. Furthermore as academician in higher learning institution I motivate the younger generation on the importance of fungi infection and their diagnosis.
The estimated burden of fungal infections in Tanzania has been published.
Personal comment on the major needs in Tanzania which GAFFI should be addressing: Tanzania, as one of the countries in resource-limited settings still need the following in order to improve patients’ care:
Links to key fungal/global health institutions in Tanzania: http://www.bugando.ac.tz/