Lucy Mimano

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OBJECTIVE Tuberculosis (TB) a chronic infectious disease is caused in most cases by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) which are acid fast, rod shaped bacilli. Occasionally TB can also be caused by Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) and Mycobacterium africanum (M. africanum). TB is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in the horn of Africa with(More)
The Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University (KCMU) College and the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) are addressing the crisis in Tanzanian health care manpower by modernizing the college's medical education with new tools and techniques. With a $10 million MEPI grant and the participation of its partner, Duke University, KCMU is harnessing(More)
BACKGROUND Mal-distribution of health care workers is a global health challenge that exacerbates health disparities, especially in resource-limited settings. Interventions to mitigate the problem have targeted qualified personnel with little focus on medical students. However, studies have demonstrated that rural rotations positively influence students to(More)
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