EDCTP Alumni Network

Fostering excellence and collaboration in the next generation of researchers

Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2018-08-01
End Date 2021-01-31
Project Code TMA2016CDF1555
Status Active

Title

Single low-dose primaquine efficacy and safety for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria based on cytochrome P450 2D6 activity in Bagamoyo district, Tanzania.

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI) Tanzania, United Republic of

Sites

Yombo Primary health facility, Bagamoyo district.

Phd Study

Title University Start Date End Date
Monitoring the efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine alone or plus a single low-dose primaquine for the management of malaria in Bagamoyo district, Tanzania. Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 2012-04-01 2016-12-15

Students Supervised

Type Name Title University Start Date End Date
MSc Dominic Msolo Efficacy of single low-dose of primaquine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Tanzania. University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 2018 2020

Publications

Mwaiswelo, R.O., Mawala, W., Iversen, P.O. et al. Sickle cell disease and malaria: decreased exposure and asplenia can modulate the risk from Plasmodium falciparum. Malar J 19, 165 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-020-03212-w
Mwaiswelo, R., Ngasala, B., Jovel, I. et al. Adding a single low-dose of primaquine (0.25 mg/kg) to artemether-lumefantrine did not compromise treatment outcome of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Tanzania: a randomized, single-blinded clinical trial. Malar J 15, 435 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1430-3
Mwaiswelo, R., Ngasala, B.E., Jovel, I. et al. Safety of a single low-dose of primaquine in addition to standard artemether-lumefantrine regimen for treatment of acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Tanzania. Malar J 15, 316 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1341-3

Current Organisation

Tropical Pesticides Research Institute

Current Job Title

Research Scientist

Students Supervised

Type Name Title University Start Date End Date
MSc Dominick Msolo Mr University of Dar es Salaam 2019 2021

Education

Institution Degree Year
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania, United Republic of PhD

Areas Of Specialisation

Malaria

Publications

Authors:
Billy Ngasala , author
Doreen D. Mutemi , author
Richard O. Mwaiswelo , author
Date:
2019-10-02
Journal:
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Content:
Identifiers:
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0394
Part of ISSN: 0002-9637
Authors:
Billy Ngasala , author
Hamza Juma , author
Richard O. Mwaiswelo , author
Date:
2020-01-01
Journal:
International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Richard Mwaiswelo , author
Billy Ngasala , author
Irina Jovel , author
Berit Aydin-Schmidt , author
Roland Gosling , author
Zul Premji , author
Bruno Mmbando , author
Anders Björkman , author
Andreas Mårtensson , author
Date:
2016-08-01
Journal:
Malaria Journal
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Billy Ngasala , author
Ferdinand Matata , author
Richard Mwaiswelo , author
Bruno P. Mmbando , author
Date:
2019-11-06
Journal:
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Content:
Identifiers:
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0362
Part of ISSN: 0002-9637
Authors:
Richard Mwaiswelo , author
Billy Ngasala , author
Irina Jovel , author
Weiping Xu , author
Erik Larsson , author
Maja Malmberg , author
Jose Pedro Gil , author
Zul Premji , author
Bruno P. Mmbando , author
Andreas Mårtensson , author
Date:
2019-05-01
Journal:
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Content:
Identifiers:
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0729
Part of ISSN: 0002-9637
Authors:
Richard Mwaiswelo , author
Maja Malmberg , author
Bruno P. Mmbando , author
J. Pedro Gil , author
Zul Premji , author
Andreas Mårtensson , author
Weiping Xu , author
Irina Jovel , author
Anders Björkman , author
Billy Ngasala , author
Date:
2017-08-02
Journal:
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Content:
Identifiers:
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0780
Part of ISSN: 0002-9637
Authors:
Richard O. Mwaiswelo , author
Hamis Kabuga , author
Eliningaya J. Kweka , author
Vito Baraka , author
Date:
2022-12-01
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and Health
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Kasia Stepniewska , author
Georgina S Humphreys , author
Bronner P Gonçalves , author
Elaine Craig , author
Roly Gosling , author
Philippe J Guerin , author
Ric N Price , author
Karen I Barnes , author
Jaishree Raman , author
Menno R Smit , author
Umberto D’Alessandro , author
Will J R Stone , author
Anders Bjorkman , author
Aaron M Samuels , author
Maria I Arroyo-Arroyo , author
Guido J H Bastiaens , author
Joelle M Brown , author
Alassane Dicko , author
Badria B El-Sayed , author
Salah-Eldin G Elzaki , author
Alice C Eziefula , author
Simon Kariuki , author
Titus K Kwambai , author
Amanda E Maestre , author
Andreas Martensson , author
Dominic Mosha , author
Richard O Mwaiswelo , author
Billy E Ngasala , author
Joseph Okebe , author
Michelle E Roh , author
Patrick Sawa , author
Alfred B Tiono , author
Ingrid Chen , author
Chris J Drakeley , author
Teun Bousema , author
Date:
2020-08-11
Journal:
The Journal of Infectious Diseases
Content:
Identifiers:
DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa498
Part of ISSN: 0022-1899
Authors:
Richard Mwaiswelo , author
Billy E. Ngasala , author
Irina Jovel , author
Roland Gosling , author
Zul Premji , author
Eugenie Poirot , author
Bruno P. Mmbando , author
Anders Björkman , author
Andreas Mårtensson , author
Date:
2016-06-10
Journal:
Malaria Journal
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Richard O. Mwaiswelo , author
Luzia Helena Carvalho , editor
Bruno P. Mmbando , author
Frank Chacky , author
Fabrizio Molteni , author
Ally Mohamed , author
Samwel Lazaro , author
Sylvia F. Mkalla , author
Bushukatale Samuel , author
Billy Ngasala , author
Date:
2021-12-02
Journal:
PLOS ONE
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Richard Mwaiswelo , author
Bill Ngasala , author
Date:
2020-04-01
Journal:
Malaria Journal
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Bruno P. Mmbando , author
Richard O. Mwaiswelo , author
Frank Chacky , author
Fabrizio Molteni , author
Ally Mohamed , author
Samwel Lazaro , author
Billy Ngasala , author
Hoh Boon-Peng , editor
Date:
2022-04-01
Journal:
PLOS ONE
Content:
Identifiers:
Authors:
Richard Owden Mwaiswelo , author
Billy Ngasala , author
Dominick Msolo , author
Eliningaya Kweka , author
Bruno P. Mmbando , author
Andreas Mårtensson , author
Date:
2022-12-01
Journal:
Malaria Journal
Content:
Identifiers:

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