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Dr Sakib Burza

MBChB MRCGP MSc PhD

Honorary Assistant Professor

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+919871258886

Am a practicing clinician who completed a MSc in public health in developing countries in 2009, I returned to the school to work on diagnostic algorithms for NTDs in 2014, and have completed my PhD on clinical management visceral leishmaniasis at the Institute of Tropical Medicine/University of Antwerp. 

From February 2016 I have been working as Medical Advisor, Asia for Medecins Sans Frontieres. I continue in an honourary capacity at the LSHTM as an assistant professor.

Long standing interest in the clinical aspects of leishmaniasis, and also NTDs in general. Also have conducted research in severe acute malnutrition and am interested in melioidosis.

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Clinical Research
Department of Infection Biology

Teaching

I teach on the MTM & DTMH at Nagasaki University. 

Research

Currently coordinating research studies on:

  • RCT for treatments of HIV-Visceral Leishmaniasis coinfection in India
  • Diagnosis and progression of asymptomatic leishmaniasis infection in PLHIV
  • Antropometric sensitivity and efficacy in severe acute malnutrition¬†
  • Evaluating new tools for improving diagnosis of TB in advanced HIV
  • Early predictors of sepsis in febrile patients
Research Area
Clinical care
Clinical trials
Capacity strengthening
Disease control
Discipline
Epidemiology
Medicine
Nutrition
Operational research
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Leishmaniasis
Malnutrition
Tuberculosis
Dengue
Melioidosis
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Sepsis
Country
Bangladesh
India
Cambodia
Lao PDR
Thailand
Region
East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
South Asia