Neglected tropical diseases

Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela

Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela is Chief Research Scientist, Director General of the National Institute for Medical Research, the United Republic of Tanzania.

She is also Director of the Tanzania Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Programmme. She worked for 23 years at the National Institute for Medical Research in the field of lymphatic filariasis immuno-epidemiology and has run successful programmes for LF patients.

Dr Malecela has several publications in peer reviewed journals.