National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)


Within IMPALA we work in tight collaboration with NIMR Mbeya Medical Research Centre (NIMR-MMRC) under the management of Dr Nyanda Elias Ntinginya, leader for all TB studies and Centre Director. Our IMPALA PDRA Dr Elizabeth Shayo is based at NIMR-MMRC and is the lead researcher for the IMPALA Social Sciences and Health Systems’ post-doc project looking at an integrated health systems approach for improving health services for chronic lung disease in Sudan and Tanzania.

NIMR is the largest public health research institution in Tanzania. NIMR conduct, coordinate, regulate and promote scientifically and ethically sound, high quality health research and deliver evidence-based information that is responsive to the needs of human well-being.