Neglected tropical diseases

Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela

Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela is Director General of the National Institute for Medical Research, 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 lymphatic filariasis patients.

Dr Malecela has several publications in peer reviewed journals.