Mr. Michael Msangawale (Data Officer)

Mr. Msangawale is a holder of Bachelor of engineering in information systems and network engineering from the St Joseph University in Tanzania College of Engineering and Technology. He works as Data officer at Sickle Cell Program which is under the department of Hematology of Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science (MUHAS). As a Data Officer He provides assistance for on data verification, uploading in REDCap and provide training to data entry to different SPARCO site such as Bugando, MNH Mloganzila, Bagamoyo, Amana, Temeke and Mwananyamala Regional Hospitals. As part of SPARCO he is involved in a number of activities such as helping data coordinators developing proposed Collection Tool for SPARCO 2, responding to different data requests form in the data section. Add new or modify existing data elements in REDCap Database, Developing R script for extracting information from our Data set and Perform Visualization. As part of his data officer, he also provides assistance in areas such as statistical analysis by using R programming and Microsoft Excel, research design and manuscript development. He supports Tanzania SPARCO Research fellow in the project of Data Migration. He has strong skills in software such as R, SQL , SPSS, REDCap and Python. Also he has number of certificates such GCP Course for Clinical Trials Involving Investigational Drugs (international / ICH focus) from CITI and wcg IRB (The Do’s and Don’ts of Compensating Research Participants: Guidance for Clinical Research Stakeholders).