Episode 67: Dr Zul Premji – The Malaria Memoirs, My Life Journey as a Public Health Doctor in Tanzania

Today my guest is Pathologist and Parasitologist Dr Zul Premji

What we discuss with Dr Premji:

  • His early years and education in Tanzania
  • His personal experience with malaria and how that helped to inspire his interest in parasitology
  • Studying at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and at the Karolinska Institute
  • The relationship between malaria and poverty
  • Public health challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • The influence of politics on the fight against malaria
  • Some of Dr Premji’s mentors throughout his career

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

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The Malaria Memoirs on Amazon

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Karolinska Institute


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