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Doctor Fredrick Kalokola

Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza (Tanzania, United Republic of)

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As a physician-scientist and medical educator with over 10 years’ experience in managing patients with cardiovascular diseases, Dr. Kalokola has dedicated his career to increasing understanding and awareness related to hypertension, heart failure and other cardiovascular disease in East Africa. His research has focused on increasing an understanding of the epidemiology of hypertension in Tanzania to inform new low-cost strategies for reducing the morbidity and mortality related to hypertension in East Africa. His other works has involved investigating the causes and consequences of heart failure in Tanzania to improve care for people with heart failure in East Africa, both in the hospital and in the clinic. His hobbies include travelling (tasting local dishes, visiting museums) and listening to classic music. While on the road he prefers reading books and watching documentaries on nature, science and discoveries.

A 47- years old man with HIV infection and cardiac tamponade: a multidisciplinary approach to management.

Event: ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2024

Topic: Clinical

Session: Pericardial diseases: assessment and management


Prevalence of new-onset diabetes mellitus, associated factors and outcomes of hyperglycemia on mortality among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2023

Topic: Diabetes and the Heart, Other

Session: Late-Breaking Science session


Prevalence of atrial fibrillation and its associated factors among type 2 diabetics attending a tertiary hospital.

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2023

Topic: Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome

Session: ePosters


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