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Ms Takudzwa Joylyn Mtisi-chagumaira

TitleClinical Trial Manager (Harare)
InstitutionAMBITION Trial
DepartmentResearch Support Centre, University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences
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    ? Medical Scientist with over 12 years’ experience in laboratory diagnostics, laboratory capacity building, implementing and management of health research projects with emphasis on providing partners technical support, proposal development, and team management.
    ? Experienced leader, with proven abilities in the management, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of health interventions both in rural and urban settings as well as clinical trial management
    ? Experienced Coordinator of internationally funded (World Bank, CDC, USAID, UNICEF, WFP) scientific public health research projects in Zimbabwe. Fostered operational, strategic synergies and partnerships with government, private and developmental partners. Developed frame works for operational and implementation research in our local setting.
    ? Eight years of experience working with/through partners in health interventions, medical research and development in Zimbabwe (Global Fund, WHO, UNICEF, World Bank) liaising and collaborating with the University of Zimbabwe, Government ministries and departments involved in health systems strengthening and research by strengthening laboratory capacity.
    ? Skilled communicator and adept at working with partners and government agencies in health interventions laboratory based or otherwise and building consensus among stakeholders.
    ? As part of the National Reference Laboratory team provided lower level Ante-natal clinic and laboratory site training in Point of Care testing methods, support and supervision as well as documenting site needs and intervention strategies
    ? Evaluation of new (incoming to Zimbabwe) HIV Point of Care testing strategies e.g. PIMA, BD Presto for CD4 counts and SAMBA platform for EID/VL,
    ? Produced training materials for various researches and surveys Good working knowledge of the Zimbabwe Health policies, HIV treatment and care policies and strategies
    ? A team player with strong analytical, documentation and report writing abilities

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    1. Mtisi TJ, Ndhlovu CE, Maponga CC, Morse GD. Tenofovir-associated kidney disease in Africans: a systematic review. AIDS Res Ther. 2019 06 06; 16(1):12. PMID: 31171021.
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    2. Makita-Chingombe F, Ocque AJ, DiFrancesco R, Maponga C, Muzambi F, Monera-Penduka TG, Mudzviti T, Mtisi TJ, Morse GD. Development and validation of a high performance liquid chromatography method to determine nevirapine in plasma in a resource-limited setting. Afr J Lab Med. 2019; 8(1):880. PMID: 31205870.
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    3. Mtisi TJ, Maponga C, Monera-Penduka TG, Mudzviti T, Chagwena D, Makita-Chingombe F, DiFranchesco R, Morse GD. Strategic establishment of an International Pharmacology Specialty Laboratory in a resource-limited setting. Afr J Lab Med. 2018; 7(1):659. PMID: 29535916.
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