Posts Tagged ‘Godwin Ndossi’

Bridging the gaps among research, policy and practice in ten low- and middle-income countries: Development and testing of a questionnaire for researchers

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Commentary: A Community Welfare Perspective on the Ethics of the Guatemala Low-Phytate Corn Trial. In: Ethical Issues in International Biomedical Research. A Case Book

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

The structure and function of research ethics committees in Africa: A case study

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Research Ethics Review Structures: International Comparisons – Tanzania In: The Regulation and Organization of Research Ethics Review. Report of a Comparative International Workshop held at the Faculty of Law

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Dr. Godwin Ndossi

Thursday, July 12th, 2001

Dr. Ndossi is Director of the Directorate of Food Science and Nutrition in the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In this role he oversees activities in three sections including Nutritional Biochemistry, Food Quality and Safety, and Food Preservation and Product Development. He has his BSc in Botany, Zoology and Education from University of Dar es Salaam in 1976, his MSc in Biology from University of Dar es Salaam in 1983 and his PhD in International Nutrition from Cornell University in 1992. His work involves designing and implementing nutrition interventions at the community level as well as undertaking nutrition research related to the role of specific nutrients in health and disease. He has worked on collaborative research projects with scientists from the Institute of Child Health (London), Harvard School of Public Health, Cornell University and Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences. Recently he was Co-PI of two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled field trials to test the efficacy of multiple micronutrient supplements in school children and pregnant women. Recent publications include papers related to predictors of anaemia among children from Dar es Salaam, the use of red palm oil for promotion of Vitamin A status, the development and field testing of a protocol for the rapid assessment of anaemia and a randomized trial of vitamin A supplements in relation to child mortality among HIV infected and uninfected children in Tanzania. Dr. Ndossi’s practicum involved assessing the ethics capacity of 6 IRBs in Tanzania.