Mama na Mtoto is comprised of East African and Canadian partners. Research is led by the Catholic University of Allied Health Sciences (CUHAS) in Mwanza, Tanzania. Implementation of 2018-2020 project activities was led by Agriteam Health Tanzania in collaboration with Regional and Council Health Management Teams in local districts. The University of Calgary and Mbarara University of Science and Technology (Uganda) provide technical and research support. Save the Mothers and the Canadian Paediatric Society are part of the consortium, supporting project activities.
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Mama na Mtoto leadership is currently provided by Principal Investigator Dr. Dismas Matovelo, supported by partner representatives. Ugandan and Canadian technical advisors support curriculum, strategic direction and research, and provide training and mentorship. Key teams are regional and district council health team members. Mama na Mtoto also engages with national health decision makers and stakeholders. Regular meetings with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCGEC) and the President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government (PO-RALG/Tamisemi) ensure alignment with national strategy.