Marina Njelekela received her MD from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar Es Salaam (MUHAS) and her PhD from Kyoto University. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at MUHAS and she was chairperson of the Medical Women of Tanzania Association for the last six years. Njelekela has received several awards for her efforts to improve access to healthcare for women and children in Tanzania.
Talks with this Speaker
Medical Women Association of Tanzania (MEWATA): Improving Women’s Health in Tanzania
Marina Njelekela tells how the Medical Women Association of Tanzania (MEWATA) works to improve women’s health in Tanzania through education and screening for breast and cervical cancer. (Talk recorded in June 2011)
Science in Tanzania
Marina Njelekela talks about the challenges of doing science in Tanzania and how creative thinking has allowed her to continue to do exciting and important research. (Talk recorded in June 2011)