Research interests: Risk mapping and modelling of infectious diseases of humans and animals, and strengthening of disease surveillance systems
Dr. Calvin Sindato is the Principal Research Scientist with the Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research from 2004 to date. He served as One Health epidemiologist in the development of digital disease surveillance models. He applied his expertise in policy analysis of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) drivers. Calvin led development of active surveillance plan for AMR in human-food producing animals in Tanzania. He is responsible for strengthening of event-based surveillance (EBS) initiatives in African Union Member States (AU-MS). Calvin has led development of COVID-19 EBS training module for AU-MS. He is involved in COVID-19 surveillance tools development. Calvin is a postdoctoral research associate at SUA for PANDORA, providing expertise in analytical epidemiology, socioecological system framework analysis and strengthening of disease surveillance systems.