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Dorothy Ngajilo

Country of origin: Tanzania Currently in: Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
PhD Fellowship
Academic Background


2010 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2017 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Occupational health research in developing countries

Research Keywords: 
Occupational exposures

Publications resulting from Research: 

Ngajilo D, Ehrlich R. Rhabdomyolysis with acute tubular necrosis following occupational inhalation of thinners. Occup Med. Published Online First: 9 May 2017. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqx048

Ngajilo D. Respiratory health effects in Poultry workers. Curr Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014;27(116-124)

Jeebhay MF, Ngajilo D, le Moual N. Risk factors for non work-related adult-onset asthma and occupational asthma: a comparative review. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Apr;14(2):84–94

Ngajilo D. Occupational contact dermatitis Among nurses: a report of two cases. Curr Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014;27(1):42–6

Ngajilo D, Jeebhay M. Risk factors for General adult- onset and occupational asthma – a review of the literature. Curr Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013;26(2):82–8

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study

Workshop and Conference Attended

2015 South Africa Public Health Association of South Africa conference

Presentation given

Determinants of asthma phenotypes and allergic sensitisation in poultry farm workers
Durban, South Africa
Risk factors associated with allergic sensitization and asthma phenotypes among poultry farm workers in South Africa
Event: EAACI congress 2017
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

May 2017
SASOM medal of excellence award
South Africa Society of Occupational Medicine (SASOM) medal of excellence for best student in the South African College of Medicine - National Occupational Medicine exams for 2016
Sep 2015
Best MMed Poster
School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town - Best MMed research poster, 2015 Research Day
Dec 2010
Tanzanian Ministry of Education and University awards
Best final year medical student (Muhimbili University)
Dec 2009
Africa Medical Research award (AMREF) award
Best fourth year medical student in community medicine
Apr 2021
Tanzania Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology award
Best student in science subjects in the advanced level secondary examinations (First rank in Chemistry national wise)
Dec 2002
Tanzania Ministry of Education and Culture award
Best student in the National ordinary level secondary school examinations - English subject
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2017

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