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Ms Wende Safari

PhD

Research Fellow
of Satistics

Room
KS257

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+447824092455

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Wende has a BSc in Applied Statistics from Mzumbe University, Tanzania; MSc in Biostatistics from Hasselt University, Belgium; PhD in Statistics from University of A Coruña, Spain.

She has broad range of interests and experience in medical and public health data. Currently, Wende is focused on statistical methods for modelling cancer outcomes.

Previously, Wende worked with the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), in Tanzania. Later, she received a research grant from the HIV Research Trust, UK, where she visited and worked at Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) in South Africa, in the research areas of HIV and tuberculosis.

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Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology

Research

Statistical Methodology:-

1.- Survival modelling of biomedical data with and ephasis on mixture cure models.

2.- Longitudinal data analysis.

3.- Causal inference.

4.- Missing data problems in medical data.

5.- Regression modelling.

Research Area
Health inequalities
Health outcomes
Health policy
Statistical methods
Inequalities
Modelling
Discipline
Mathematics
Statistics
Disease and Health Conditions
Cancer
HIV/AIDS
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Non-communicable diseases
Schistosomiasis
Region
World

Selected Publications

Nonparametric kernel estimation of the probability of cure in a mixture cure model when the cure status is partially observed.
Safari WC; López-de-Ullibarri I; Jácome MA
2022
Statistical methods in medical research
Can we find the missing men in clinics? Clinic attendance by sex and HIV status in rural South Africa
Randera-Rees S; Clarence Safari W; Gareta D; Herbst K; Baisley K; Grant AD
2021
Wellcome Open Research
A product-limit estimator of the conditional survival function when cure status is partially known.
Safari WC; López-de-Ullibarri I; Jácome MA
2021
Biometrical journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift
Nonparametric Inference for Mixture Cure Model When Cure Information Is Partially Available
Safari WC; López-de-Ullibarri I; Jácome MA
2021
The 4th XoveTIC Conference
Cascade of care for HIV-seroconverters in rural Tanzania: a longitudinal study.
Colombe S; Machemba R; Mtenga B; Lutonja P; Safari W; Beard J; Downs JA; Urassa M; Todd J; Changalucha J
2019
AIDS Care
Contraceptive use and discontinuation among women in rural North-West Tanzania.
Safari W; Urassa M; Mtenga B; Changalucha J; Beard J; Church K; Zaba B; Todd J
2019
Contraception and reproductive medicine
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