|Current Summarised CV: |
Dr. Stephen Maluka:
- is a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania and a holder of a PhD in Public Health from Umea University, Sweden.
- His academic and research areas of focus are health and development, health policy and health systems analysis.
- He has been involved in a number of multi-country research projects on health policy and systems including the following:
- Strengthening fairness and accountability in health systems priority setting at district level
- Supporting decentralized management to improve health workforce performance
- Understanding the effect of the takeover of informal sector health insurance scheme by a formal sector scheme on universal coverage in terms of risk pooling and purchasing
- Universal health coverage in Tanzania and South Africa
- Monitoring and evaluating progress and Engaging non-state providers towards universal health coverage in Tanzania.
- Has a long experience of organizing and conducting capacity building in the field of health policy and health systems analysis.
- He is a member of the Collaboration for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA), a network dealing with increasing capacity of African Universities and health systems to produce and use health policy and health systems analysis information.
- He is also a member of the National Health Policy and Systems (NAHEPOS) network, which focuses on promoting use of evidence from research in policy making in health systems in Tanzania.
- He was also the initiator and the first coordinator of Master of Public Health (MPH) offered at the University of Dar es Salaam (2014-2017).
- is currently leading a large research project under the Innovating for maternal and Child Health in Africa (IMCHA) Programme.