Scholars 2013

2013 Future - Preventive Medicine

MAZIGO Humphrey

Humphrey Mazigo

Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Department of Disease Control and Enviromental Health

"Epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) and Schistosoma mansoni co-infection and its impact on anthelminthic treatment outcome among HIV-1 infected individuals in fishing communities in Mwanza region, North-western Tanzania"

Update December 2016

Humphrey Mazigo is a is an infectious disease epidemiologist and senior lecturer at the school of Medicine of the Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Weill-Bugando in Mwanza, Tanzania. He holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Health from the School of Public Health, Makerere University Uganda. He was a recipient of the prestigious Dan Davis Scholarship in the category of FUTURE TIME DIMENSION IN PREVENTIVE MEDICINE for the year 2013 and his awards contribute to his doctoral study on 'Epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 and Schistosoma mansoni co-infection and is impact on anthelminthic treatment outcome among HIV-1 infected individuals in fishing communities in North- Western Tanzania' of which he completed in 2015 and graduated in January 2016. Humphrey research interest focus on epidemiology, immune-epidemiology, immune-morbidity and control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in sub-Saharan Africa. In particularly, his interested in the diagnosis, design, implementation and evaluation of interventions for prevention, control and potential elimination of helminthic NTDs and how NTDs interact immunologically with malaria and HIV-1 infection in causing morbidities. He has published extensively on neglected parasitic diseases from disadvantaged communities highly infected with malaria and HIV-1 infections along the Lake Victoria. His research articles can be downloaded from and