Senior Management

Dr. Redempta Mbatia
Dr. Redempta Mbatia (MD, MSc Epidemiology) is the current THPS Executive Director, and in that capacity she leads the THPS team in supporting the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to implement comprehensive HIV services in Pwani and Mtwara regions. Formerly, Dr. Mbatia was the Country Director for ICAP - Columbia University in Tanzania, where she managed over 150 professionals who were implementing HIV programs in collaboration with the government of Tanzania and local partners, including the scale-up of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment in more than 600 health facilities in Zanzibar and four regions of Tanzania (Kigoma, Pwani, Lindi, Kagera). Dr. Mbatia has 24 years of clinical, academic, research, and management experience and expertise from her work at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre as a faculty, GFA- Medica, ICAP, and THPS.
Mr. George Anatory
Mr. George Anatory is the THPS Chief Operations Officer. Formerly he oversaw finance and administration for ICAP - Columbia University in Tanzania as the Deputy Country Director. Mr. Anatory has over 17 years experience in managing cooperative agreements, grants, and contracts for international non-governmental organizations. He has expertise in: the management of umbrella grant programs; design and administration of grant strategy; grant policy formulation; establishment of proposal evaluation panels; capacity building at civil society, local government, and central government levels; and coordination of multi-donor HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, and maternal and child health resources. Mr. Anatory is an accountant by training and also has a Master's Degree in Business Administration.
Dr. Sisty Moshi
Dr. Sisty Moshi (MD, MPH, MSc Epidemiology) is the THPS Director of Programs, and in that capacity he oversees program implementation. Dr. Moshi has over 10 years of experience in HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs, both as a manager and a clinical practitioner, including working for seven years as a district medical officer in Lindi region in southern Tanzania. Formerly, Dr. Moshi was a capacity-building advisor for ICAP - Columbia University in Tanzania, and he helped to oversee the transition of programs funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) from ICAP to THPS.
Dr. Benedicta Masanja
Dr. Benedicta Masanja (MD, MMed Internal Medicine, MPH) is the THPS Technical Director. In that role she provides technical guidance and strategic direction for HIV clinical care, and supports all technical staff to ensure a high quality of care and standardization of activities across THPS-supported sites in Pwani and Mtwara, in accordance with national and international standards. Previously, Dr. Masanja worked with the Christian Social Services Commission as a manager for care and treatment within the PEPFAR-funded Comprehensive and Sustainable Clinical and Community HIV/AIDS Services program. Dr. Masanja is an adult and paediatric antiretroviral therapy specialist, but oversees and integrates all elements of clinical HIV and AIDS care.
Mr. Christopher Henjewele
Mr. Christopher Henjewele (MA Demography) heads the THPS Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team. In that capacity, he is responsible for ensuring high standards of data collection and management, and for building the M&E capacity of THPS staff and regional and district counterparts. Previously, Mr. Henjewele worked as an assistant lecturer in the Demography Training Unit at the University of Dar es Salaam, and as the deputy director of the monitoring and evaluation unit within ICAP - Columbia University in Tanzania, where he supervised the data collection from over 600 health facilities, and built health provider capacity in data captioning, data uploading, and report generation.
Dr. Rehema Msimbe
Dr. Rehema Msimbe MD and a Public Health Medical specialist with extensive Care and treatment, PMTCT, HBC and M&E experience for more than 10years in providing clinical and Programmatic leadership in public health, mentoring, and project management skills. Engaged in working collaboratively with C/RHMTs projects in Tanzania; has a demonstrated track record of successfully implementing care and treatment, PMTCT, HTC, Adolescents projects in complex environments. Specifically for THPS, she has influenced implementation of research , clinical care and programmatic implementation as Regional Program manager in Pwani PEPFAR supported activities.
Dr. Samwel Kikaro
Dr. Samwel Kikaro (MD) Is the THPS Regional Manager who is responsible for overseeing program implementation in Kigoma region. He previously worked with ICAP-Columbia University in Tanzania as a research coordinator, clinical advisor and Clinical Program Officer. Prior to joining THPS, he worked as an interventions coordinator in the HIV Combination Prevention program where he supervised over 70 professionals who worked as research assistants in the Geographically Concentrated Multi-Level HIV Prevention in Bukoba Urban District. He also worked with Tanzania Youths Alliance (TAYOA), as a freelancer in the HIV and AIDS helpline-117 project where he provided AIDS information, education and counselling to callers from all over the country.
Ms. Frida Godfrey
Ms Frida Radegunda Godfrey Is the THPS Regional Manager who is responsible for overseeing program implementation in Zanzibar. Formerly, she worked with ICAP for about 6 years serving the same position at the same location (Zanzibar). Frida has 14 years of extensive experience in planning, developing and managing public health programs particularly HIV programs and experience in conducting research/ baseline surveys for the programs of health. She has also worked with different Organizations such as Ifakara Health Centre, Muhimbili University, GTZ International services and CDC Tanzania.