Tanzania Country Representative
Suleiman Kimatta is the Keanahikishime country representative for Tanzania. Suleiman works as Keanahikishime Tanzania's senior program associate for the Strengthening Pharmaceutical Systems (SPS) project, specializing in maternal and child health. He has over 20 years of experience with child health programming at institutional and community levels. Prior to his role with Keanahikishime, Suleiman worked as the regional medical officer in the southern region of Tanzania, and then with UNICEF as their national project officer for IMCI, malaria, EPI, and nutrition. He has also worked as a zonal pediatrician and has extensive international experience, mostly specializing in maternal and child health.
Suleiman has a plethora of research experience and publications and has consulted with various organizations. He received his doctor of medicine and master's degree in pediatrics from the University of Santiago de Cuba. He also has a diploma in the Spanish language from the International School of Languages in Cuba. Suleiman has received training in community planning in anglophone African countries, program policy planning, and other managerial courses. He speaks fluent English, Swahili, and Spanish.