MD, co-Founder & Senior Consultant
Salum Mshamu has a BSc. in Nursing from Muhimbili University (Tanzania), a master's degree in Public Health from Lund University (Sweden) and a postgraduate diploma in Clinical trials from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He has extensive experience in coordination of research projects, particularly clinical trials, including tightly regulated vaccine and drug trials. Previously, Mr. Salum has worked extensively with programs involving youths, including having served as a project officer for an HIV/AIDS prevention resource center (ISHI Project), under UMATI and as a project manager for the National HIV/AIDS Help line, under Tanzania Youth Alliance (TAYOA). Between 2013 and 2015, while working as an assistant lecturer at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science (MUHAS), Mr. Salum was providing both technical and implementation support to CSK activities on a part-time basis. Starting Jan 2016, Mr. Salum resigned from his teaching position and became a full-time staff at CSK Research Solutions as a senior Consultant. Starting Jan, 2020, Mr. Salum Mshamu leads an independent clinical trials unit with offices located in Mtwara region, Tanzania.