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Our human resource capacity has grown substantially in quality and quantity over the past 21 years. Currently, the UDSM DHIS2 lab comprises a large team of over thirty (30) academic (~50%) and full-time technical staff (~50%) who have accumulated extensive local and international experience and broad knowledge of software development, Data Analytics, and information systems design & implementation in Africa and beyond using DHIS2/OpenMRS platforms and other related digital technologies. Our dynamic academic & technical team includes skilled and experienced staff of different levels of expertise and education with Ph.D., Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, Health Informatics, Data Science, Business IT, and Health Information Systems. We currently have more than twelve (12) full-time tech developers, five (5) full-time System Analysts, and 13 academic staff with specialties in modern requirement gathering and analysis, advanced software engineering and development, software and testing, quality assurance, Data analytics, and visualization, AI/ML, training and capacity building, project management, and M&E. Some of the Academic staff ( 6) are undertaking their PhD studies within the ongoing projects as action researchers.

Dr. Honest Kimaro

UDSM DHIS2 Lab-Leader

Bernard Mussa

UDSM DHIS2 Lab Administrator

Jeannette Chumila

Asst. Project Administrator

Ibrahim J Wickama

Senior System Developer/Server Administration

Josephat J. Mwakyusa

Senior Software Developer & Implementation Lead

Meshack Y. Mialla

Systems Architect & Analyst

Ramadhani Mbiaji

Technical Information Systems Analyst, Researcher, and Project Manager

Gaspar Giddson

ICT Officer (Software Engineer)

Marco Masembo

Software Developer

Simon Machera

Software Developer

Lilian Marco Bitesigirwe

Information Systems Analyst

Goodluck Wile

Software Developer

Daniel Leonard Kalasa

Software Developer

Dr. Jimmy Mbelwa

Senior System Analyst & Implementer

Dr. Mathew Mndeme


Merina Marcelino

Information Systems Analyst

Mwita Sogorya

Surveillance Systems Lead

Yusuf Abdallah

Software Developer

Elinipa Henry Kirari

UI/UX Designer

Rajabu Mkomwa

Senior Software Developer

Henry Salvatory Mkama

Information Systems Analyst

Oswald Gerald Moshi

Data Scientist & Analyst

Walter V. Faustine

Software Developer

Vincent Morley Minde

Technical Lead