Mafuta Musalu Eric has more than 5 years of public health experiences as lecturer in Kinshasa School of Public Health. He is involved in the design and in the conduct of studies on field as supervisor and in practical work and cases studies. He has some experience in health system organization, human resource and leadership management, health program and service assessment of health programs, applied research methods. Mafuta had also worked three years as physician, OBGYN intern, in Christ Roi Hospital Center in mother and child health service (2003-2005) to assure the curative and preventive benefits notably the consultations, the follow-up of the patients, the surgical interventions and the medical explorations, to collect sanitary data and with Femmes plus foundation to prevent HV transmission from mother to child.
His interest includes health programs in poor setting countries, Health systems management, Health project and program assessment, Economy of HIV-AIDS, Health Systems Research and Maternal and Child Health. He participated in the Global Funds HIV-G Modelling workshop on April 24-25, 2008 (Nairobi Kenya) and in Health Alliance Workshop on November 9-12, 2011 (Kampala, Uganda).
Currently, Dr Mafuta is a senior lecturer on Health Systems Policy and Management at KSPH. He is coordinating operational research on the evidence based of Family Planning at Kinshasa, in collaboration with the School of Public Health of Tulane University. He is also the focal person for Africa Hub, Health Alliance project for strengthening capacities of eastern and central Africa School of Public Health on Health Systems Research, in collaboration with John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health through Future Health Systems. He is PhD student in Wotro Program Improving maternal health through Accountability mechanisms in DRC.
M. Mafuta Musalu Eric brings from his work a variety of skills and experience including:
- Analyze of health care accessibility predicting factors
- Application of the intermittent preventive treatment to women attending antenatal care/Maternal and Child Health
- Malaria and HIV strategic plan
- Multi-cultural Leadership
- Health system strengthening support assessment
- HIV and tuberculosis patients socio-economic profile
He is interested by Health Systems Management and International Health.