Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
- Office: Choma, Zambia
- Phone: +260 (0)97 8771030
- Email: email@example.com
Arthur Mazimba, Field Director for the Zambia Chlorhexidine Application Trial (ZamCAT), under the Center for Global Health & Development and based in Choma, Zambia, holds an MPH in international health from Boston University School of Public Health, and a BSc and a National Graduate Diploma in agriculture sciences from the University of Zambia and the Natural Resources Development College, respectively. He has five years of experience in agricultural development, and 12 years of experience in public health research development in Zambia. As Field Director, he is primarily responsible for the implementation and management of ZamCAT in the six districts of the Southern Province of Zambia. Earlier in his career, he participated in monitoring health reform implementation in Zambia that emphasized “easy access to quality health care” under the University of Zambia Institute of Economic and Social Research; managed a four-year National Health Research Capacity Building Program, which was a collaborative effort by the Zambian Ministry of Health and Boston University resulting in a sustained development of (i) biannual National Health Research dissemination, (ii) a mechanism for centrally coordinating health research, and (iii) a National Health Research Policy; and coordinated the implementation of research studies that looked at primary health care revitalization, effectiveness of aids in IMCI implementation, effective youth programs in HIV prevention, and economics of antiretroviral treatment in Zambia. Mr. Mazimba is fluent in all the major languages in Zambia and conversant in Swahili.