Dr. Ruby Mcharo

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  • Masters in Public Health (International Health) – University of Nottingham (UoN), 2013
  • Doctor of Medicine – Muhimbili University of Health and Allied and Sciences (MUHAS), 2008

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Public health, Sexual and Reproductive health, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), HIV, Cervical cancer, Women’s health, Medical ethics

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  • Site-PI for 2H3 (Dissecting the influence of HIV infection and treatment with anti-retroviral therapy on Human Papilloma virus infection, disease and immunity: Designing new tools for therapeutic intervention) study, third-round funding by the DFG (German research foundation);
  • Co-PI for SMERT (Streamlining Health Research Ethics review process and Regulatory framework in Tanzania)  project, funded by EDCTP;
  • THRiVE-2 PhD Fellowship award fully funded by the THRiVE Consortium, for the project “The gateway to intervene - Understanding HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections and sexual behaviour among young adults attending Higher Learning Institutions in Mbeya region, Tanzania.”
  • Co-applicant CIH Flexible funds, 2nd funding period (2015-2019) to organise an International Symposium and Workshops on “Linking programmatic, clinical and biomedical research activities to reduce Cervical Cancer burden in sub-Saharan Africa”, held in Mbeya Tanzania;
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for a Master’s course funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

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  • 2H2 - A case-control study to identify risk factors associated with Human Papilloma Virus associated lesions within the female reproductive tract in Mbeya region, Tanzania;
  • 2H3 - Dissecting the influence of HIV infection and treatment with anti-retroviral therapy on Human Papilloma virus infection, disease and immunity: Designing new tools for therapeutic intervention;
  • SMERT - Streamlining Health Research Ethics review process and Regulatory framework in Tanzania;
  • My PhD project - The gateway to intervene - Understanding HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections and sexual behaviour among young adults attending Higher Learning Institutions in Mbeya region, Tanzania.

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