Saturday, March 6, 2010

About Me

Name: Sheme Chemangey Masaba
Sex: male
Place of birth: Kapchorwa, Uganda
 Education Background:
Kapkwomurya Primary School   
Sipi Primary School 
Amanang Primary School 
Masaba Junior Secondary School  
Teso College, Aloet  
Nabumali High School  
Ntare School  
University of California,Riverside.  1963-1967: BSc, majoring  in zoology.
University of Wales, Bangor. 1971-1975: MSc, Animal Parasitology; PhD, Immunity to Animal Parasites.
 Employment: Positions held:
  • 1975-76: Senior Research Officer, East African Institute of Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania.   
  • 1977-79: Senior Parasitologist, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Kisumu, Kenya
  • 1979-80: Head of Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 1981-85: Deputy Director, Uganda Trypanosomiasis Research Organization, Tororo
  • 1986-88: Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Animal Industry and Fisheries, Uganda Government
  • Professor, Department of Zoology, Makerere University, Uganda. 
  • Member, Uganda Council for Science and Technology
  • Founder and Director, Town View Secondary School, Kapchorwa
  • I am active in social work, particularly promoting education in Sebei and the surrounding communities.  
 Scientific Publications:
My scientic work has mainly been on malaria and schistosomiasis.
    1. Morbidity in urinary schistosomiasis in relation to the intensity of infection. J trop med hyg. 86:65
    2. Man made dams acting as sources of bilharzias in Onganga, Kanaluo, South Nyanza, Kenya. E afr med j. 60:860
    3. In vitro response of Plasmodium falciparum to chloroquine in Nyanza District, Kenya. Bull WHO. 76:593
    4. Sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum to chloroquine in Busia District, Kenya. Trans roy soc trop med hyg. 76:314
    5. Urinary Schistosomiasis in Homa Bay District, Kenya. Ken J sci tech. 1:71
    6. Urinary schistosomiasis in Bunyala and Samia locations of Western Kenya. E afr med j. 55: 497
    7. Population dynamics of Hyostrongylus rubidus infections in pigs after infections with 2500 larvae. J comp path. 88: 575
    8. Anti-enzyme antibodies in rabbits and pigs against Hyostrongylus rubidus. Vet parasit. 4: 297
    9. Studies on the immune response to the cuticle of Hyostrongylus rubidus. Bull anim hlth prod afr. 26: 421
    10. The incidence of fascioliasis and hydatidosis in cattle slaughtered at the Mwanza abattoir, Tanzania. Bull anim hlth prod afr. 25: 421
    11.  Sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum to antimalaria drugs in Nandi District, Kenya. WHO/malaria/83.998
    12. Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense. Experimental infections in cattle, in ‘Recent Developments in Medical Research in Eastern Africa.’ ED A R Njogu, et al.
    13. The History of human Trypanosomiasis in Uganda. Meeting of the Scientific International Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control (ISCTRC).
    14. Epidemiology of schistosomiasis in Kisumu, municipality, Kenya. Medicom  2: 47
    15. Antimalaria activity of Vernonia amygdalina. Trans roy soc trop med hyg. 94: 695
Note: Search 'chemangey and sc masaba    for more published works.
 Blogs: http://aparasiteworld.blogspot.com
           http://www.matyichngony.wordpress.com
             http://www.townviewsskapchorwa.com