Dr. Salima Mutima is a medical doctor, public health researcher and survey specialist with over 15 years of experience in survey management, program coordination and research. Dr. Mutima has expertise with Institutional Review Boards, policy compliance monitoring, data analysis, results interpretation, dissemination and capacity building. Dr. Mutima serves as a Director of Global Health in IBTCI’s Global Health Practice where she oversees the Francophone Africa portfolio and provides research and evaluation technical assistance.
Dr. Mutima has extensive experience in operations research, survey implementation, building capacity of host country counterparts to identify data needs, interpretion of survey data, report writing, and dissemination of survey and research findings. Before coming to IBTCI, Dr. Mutima worked for PATH/ICF as a Demographic & Health Survey (DHS) Country Manager and Survey Specialist leading large national health facility surveys including the health facility Service Provision Assessments. Additionally, Dr. Mutima has supported the design, collection, analysis, and use of information to assess health facilities' readiness to provide maternal and child health, reproductive health, malaria, and HIV/AIDS services in Senegal, Ethiopia, Haiti, Tanzania and Nepal. As well, she has contributed to public health and research domestically while working with the US 2000 Census, the Louisiana Office of Public Health’s State Center for Health Statistics, and Stanford University's School of Medicine where she supported national, multi-site studies on HIV/AIDS research and a chronic disease.
Dr. Mutima holds a Medical Doctorate from the National University of Benin - Universite d’Abomey Calavi, a Master in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Sciences degree from the Catholic University of Bukavu. Dr. Mutima is a native French, Swahili and Lingala speaker.