Team Tanzania

John Final Dr John Rwegasha (FRCP (Lond),MSc) Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar Es-Salam)

John Rwegasha is a Consultant Physician and Hepato-Gastroenterology Specialist. He is currently the Head of Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology and Hepatology Training Centre at Muhimbili National Hospital – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He has contributed significantly in the field through establishment of the first functional Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department in his Country’s National Referral Hospital in 2011 and subsequently in 2014 jointly established a state of the art Gastroenterology Training Centre. The centre is currently offering advanced endoscopic interventional training. He is also a WHO consultant for development and establishment of National strategic plans and treatment guidelines against Viral Hepatitis for South Sudan and Tanzania. He has several publications in viral hepatitis published in reputable journals.


Mbwambo Final Dr Jessy Mbwambo (Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar Es-Salam)

Jessy Mbwambo is a Consultant in Psychiatry, she currently works at the Department of Psychiatry, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. Jessie undertakes research in Psychiatry, Counseling Psychology and Addiction Medicine. She currently contributes to the management and care of people who inject drugs in Dar es Salam, Tanzania.