Mr. Daniel Kandonga (Data Manager)

Daniel Kandonga has a background in Computer Science and health informatics from St. Augustine University, Ruaha University College, Tanzania, and his Masters of Health Informatics at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM). A winner of research SPARCo research fellow award 2020 for a project that focuses on the migration of existing Sickle Cell Disease Data from Muhimbili National Hospital into an Upgraded Database for Easy Usability in Patient Care and Clinical Research. Currently, He is working with the SPARCo Tanzania site as a Database Coordinator. He has more than 4 years of experience working on Data Management particularly on multisite data collection from SPARCo sites Tanzania and SickleinAfrica Consortium in general. In 2019 He attended Big data analytics course online and face-to-face training in Cape Town-University-South Africa as part of SPARCo consortium capacity building at the site level coordinated by SADaCC, where he learns more on advanced computational tools for analyzing large data. Prior to this, He has experience in Computer Programming, Networking, System Analysis, and design as well as the REDCap databases.