John France

John France Is a senior Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and a chair of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Meta maternity wing of the Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital (MZRH). Dr. France completed his Medical education in Tanzania at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) where he specialized in Obstetrics and gynaecology. His research interests are on clinical management of cervical cancer and fetal maternal medicine including preeclampsia/eclampsia and mother to child transmission of HIV. He is a lead person on the invasive cervical cancer surgical interventions at MZRH, where he also works as a regional coordinator and a zonal consultant of a cervical cancer-screening program. Additionally, Dr. France is a gynecological consultant for the DFG funded “HIV and HPV interaction” study. He is currently involved on a publication on “cervical cancer screening program implementation experiences of southern highlands- Tanzania”.



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