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Katongo Hope Mutengo

Country of origin: Zambia Currently in: Zambia, Livingstone General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2019 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2009 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2006 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

1. Critical Care Services in Zambia 2. Non-communicable diseases and HIV 3. COVID-19 Vaccination response 4. Cardiovascular diseases

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Prevalence of low high-density lipoprotein among young adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Zambia: An opportunity to consider non-communicable diseases in resource-limited settings. PloS one, 16(2), e0247004.

2. Bio-Electric Impedance Analysis and Anthropometric Obesity Indices as Predictors of Dyslipidaemia Among Adults at A Tertiary Institution in Lusaka, Zambia. PREPRINT (Version 1) available at Research Square

3. Proxies for COVID-19 Diagnosis for Adults in Resource Limited Settings: A Case Series Study in Zambia. doi: 10.21203/

4. Pernicious Anemia and Vitiligo in an HIV Patient: An Unfamiliar Case Presentation. Case reports in gastrointestinal medicine, 2020, 7942453.

5. COVID-19 Severity and COVID-19-Associated Deaths Among Hospitalized Patients with HIV Infection - Zambia, March-December 2020. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 70(22), 807–810.

6. Type 2 diabetes mellitus prevalence and risk scores in treated PLWHIV: a cross-sectional preliminary study. BMC Res Notes 12, 145.

7. Progressive respiratory distress in a 42-year-old HIV-positive woman with systemic lupus erythematosus. European journal of medical research, 22(1), 19.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Clinical work, teaching, research

Workshop and Conference Attended

2021 Lusaka Zambia College of Physicians (ZACOPH) conference
2019 Lusaka Annual Zambia HIV conference
2020 Livingstone Zambia Medical Association Annual General Meeting
2022 Virtual Medical Women Association Mentorship Programme Launch
2021 Lusaka Design and Implementation of the Zambia HIV Treatment Guidelines for 2021


Zambia College of Physicians
Medical Women Association of Zambia
Health Professions Council of Zambia
HIV, Hypertension, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, Diabetes & Dyslipidemia (HAND) research group
Mulungushi University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Research Ethics Committee
National Health Research Authority of Zambia

Presentation given

HIV and Vitiligo: An unfamiliar Presentation
Event: Zambia College of Physicians workshop
Integration of HIV and Non-communicable Diseases Services
Event: Design and Implementation of the Zambia HIV Treatment Guidelines for 2021
COVID-19: Myths and Facts
Event: Mulungushi University- Africa Rapid Grant Fund Science and Health Journalists and Communications

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