National Executive Committee
Feddy Mwanga has 30 years of public health experience with emphasis in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, family planning, HIV/AIDS (including prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV, home-based care and HIV counselling and testing), institutional capacity building and program management. She has worked at all levels of government and with non-governmental organizations leading projects worth up to $44 million. She is skilled in monitoring and evaluation, donor relations and partner relationships. She has worked for the World Health Organization at the international and national levels and most recently led implementation of the five-year Respond Tanzania Project on behalf of Engenderhealth.
Loveluck Mwasha is the Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services at Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam. She is a passionate midwife with extensive experience in all aspects of midwifery. She has been practicing midwifery for the past 30 years, inspiring, coaching and mentoring young midwives.
Dr. Sebalda Leshabari
Dr. Sebalda Leshabari is an internationally recognized leader in maternal, newborn and child health education at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, where she is a senior lecturer and recently completed her term as Dean of the School of Nursing.
Nicodem Komba is a nursing officer at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. He has a Bachelor of Science in Midwifery from the University of Dodoma.
Hilda Kwezi graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Midwifery from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science in 2013 and is working towards her Masters in Reproductive and Child Health.
Salome Kassanga is Director of Nursing Services at Benjamin Mkapa Hospital in Dodoma and an instructor of essential surgical skills and surgical theatre management. She was previously Head of Nursing and Housekeeping at Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute in Dar es Salaam.
Happiness Lyimo is a retired officer from Muhimbili National Hospital and currently a freelance midwife and nurse counsellor for HIV and AIDS working with Medical Development for Health, a local public health and research NGO.
Agnes Mtawa is Director of Nursing Services at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam.
Alex James is a nursing and midwifery educator working at Sr. Dr. Thekla Nyangao School of Nursing and St. Walburg’s Nyangao Mission Hospital in Lindi Region. He is an International Confederation of Midwives and Johnson & Johnson 2017 Global Education Award Winner.
Matilda Mrina is a nursing officer at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, where she is responsible for cervical cancer screening in the New Outpatient Department of the Department of Internal Medicine, and also works in the Care and Treatment Clinic for HIV.