Tafadzwa Dzinamarira, MSc, MPH, PhD

Country Director


Tafadzwa Dzinamarira, MSc, MPH, PhD, is ICAP’s country director in Zambia. He is a public health expert with a solid clinical and epidemiological research background. He has over seven years of experience providing technical support for public health systems and clinical laboratories, strengthening the management of HIV/AIDS programs. Dr. Dzinamarira has expertise in providing technical leadership in developing, developing, planning, and implementing national household-based biomarker surveys. He holds a Master of Science in HIV/AIDS Management, a Master of Public Health (Disease Prevention and Control), and a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health Medicine. Before this role, Dr. Dzinamarira was the Country Director for ICAP in Zimbabwe. Before that, he was the Regional Laboratory Technical Advisor for the PHIA project, where he successfully supported the implementation of national HIV impact assessment surveys in Namibia, Rwanda, Haiti, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Before joining ICAP, Dr. Dzinamarira worked for the University of Zimbabwe Department of Medicine on a  prospective operation research series aimed at decreasing mortality by initiating antiretroviral therapy in Africa through early detection and prevention of cryptococcal disease in Zimbabwe.