Dr. Honest C. Kimaro is Senior lecturer and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the College of Information and Communication Technologies (CoICT), the University of Dar es Salaam. He is the coordinator and one of the founding members of HISP Tanzania. He holds a PhD Degree in Information Systems from University of Oslo in Norway). He has 13 years’ experience in the development, implementation, management, analysis and design of large and sustainable systems using modern techniques and methods of health information systems in the health sector of Tanzania. He has published extensively in the Journals of Health informatics & Information Systems in Developing Countries and the Journal of ICT for Development.
Mr. Masoud H. Mahundi is a systems analyst and Implementer at HISP Tanzania and an assistant lecturer with the University of Dar es salaam coordinating a number of undergraduate courses. He holds a Masters of Science degree in Health Informatics, from the University of Dar es Salaam. Masoud has been working with the health information systems since 2005. He has supported a number of organisations including Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Zanzibar and MoHSW TZ mainland. In both cases he has been involved in negotiating requirements from different actors, software customization, trainings, documentation and other activities
Mr. Wilfred Senyoni is a senior systems developer and implementer at HISP Tanzania, and as an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dar es Salaam he has inspired and shaped young minds in various programming courses through combining concepts and theories. With practical experience and exposure in the field of Information System, he has been involved in the development and implementation of country wide Information Systems for the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (DHIS2, eIDSR & HRHIS). Through trainings both local and international academies, he has been involved in the implementation of DHIS2 in a number of countries such as Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia, South Sudan plus setting of an integrated regional data warehouse for the East African Community.
Mr. Bernard Mussa an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) with a BSc. Computer Science from UDSM and a MSc. Information and Communication Science and Engineering from NM-AIST. He has extensive knowledge and practical experience in software engineering, systems analysis and design, data warehousing and training in the domain of Health Information Systems. He has been with HISP Tanzania since 2011 and has been involved in software development, system analysis, design and documentation.He has participated in the development and implementation of DHIS2 Project and HRHIS Project.
Ismail Y. Koleleni is a Health Information Systems expert and software developer working with University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He has been involved with Development/Customization and Implementation of DHIS2 in Tanzania as well as supporting DHIS2 implementations in many other countries and organizations. His professional interests includes design, development and Implementation of information systems using technologies like web based system and mobile phone solutions focusing more on customization of open source software and applications. Lately, he has been more engaged with electronic disease surveillance (IDSR) system which uses DHIS2 and mobile phone reporting to detect possible disease outbreaks and alert responsible teams for immediate action. He has also been involved in development and Implementation of Human Resources for Health Information System (HRHIS) in Tanzania under HISP Tanzania.
Mr. Leonard Peter is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dar es Salaam. He attained a Master degree in Computer Science from Osmania University, Hyderabad-India in 2012. He is an experienced Systems Analyst and Implementer at the HISP Tanzania and He has been working with the Health Information Systems since 2009 taking on tasks like requirements gathering, system customization, trainings, documentation for MoHSW TZ mainland.
Henry Kalisti is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Henry received his Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Gothenburg in 2013.He is working as a system analyst at HISP Tanzania who specializes in the requirement engineering, agile development process (Scrum), analysis and design of Information Systems and documentation. Henry has vast knowledge and practical experience in the field of Information System and its implementation. He has been involved in the analysis, design and documentation of various Information System in Tanzania, including DHIS2 project.
Mathew is an Assistant Lecturer in the department of Computer Science, University of Dar es Salaam. Currently, he is PhD Scholar in Health Informatics at the University of Leeds under Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK and his PhD research is looking on the evidence of mHealth interventions in low-income settings, focusing on the intervention for surveillance of communicable diseases in Tanzania (eIDSR) which is being scaled and integrated to DHIS2. He is a member HISP Tanzania and with a wide experience in HIS implementation in Tanzania and has participated in adapting DHIS2 in Tanzania from piloting stage to full-scale implementation. He has played different roles in HIS including designing of data collection tools, project administration, software customization, systems analysis, trainings, users support and supportive supervisions. Prior to joining HISP team, he led the customization and implementation of EMR (Care2x) in mission hospitals.