Mwele Ntuli Malecela

Mwele Ntuli Malecela

Director of Control of NTDs, WHO

Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela is Director General of the National Institute for Medical Research, United Republic of Tanzania and the director of the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization.

She is also Director of the Tanzania Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Programmme. She worked for 23 years at the National Institute for Medical Research in the field of lymphatic filariasis immuno-epidemiology and has run successful programmes for lymphatic filariasis patients.