Dr Sabi is a co-principle investigator (Co-PI) on TB Sequel Project at NIMR – Mbeya Medical Research Center (NIMR-MMRC). He assists the PI by overseeing the implementation of all the study activities on-site according to protocol and established SOPs and is the contact person for day to day communications and all administrative questions.
Dr Sabi is a medical doctor and holds a masters degree in medicine, specializing in paediatrics and child health. He has long-standing experience in clinical research and over the past 7 years has been involved as an investigator and clinician in various TB and HIV-related research projects.
Currently he is heading the department of TB and emerging diseases at NIMR–MMRC and is a member of the Childhood TB Technical Working Group in Tanzania. His main interest is research on TB and HIV, with specific focus on diagnostics and treatment.
Dr Issa Sabi
Site Principal Investigator
National Institute for Medical Research – Tanzania (NIMR) Tanzania, United Republic