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Chawangwa Modongo, MB-MRCPI

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Physician, Botswana-UPenn Partnership Program
Trainer , Botswana-UPenn Partnership Program, TB Clinic, Princess Marina Referral Hospital
Department: Medicine

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Office: +26771861294
MBBch (Medicine)
National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCPI), General Professional training in Internal Medicine, Western Health Board, Ireland, 2004-2007.
Diplomat in Medicine of the Elderly (DME), Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 2007-2007.
Post Graduate Diploma (Infectious Diseases), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , 2009-2011.
Master of Science, (Infectious Diseases), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , 2009-2012.
Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, Ireland, 2007.
Internal Medicine, Botswana Health Professional Council, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Shin SS, Modongo C, Ncube R, Sepako E, Klausner JD, Zetola NM: Advanced immune suppression is associated with increased prevalence of mixed-strain Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections among persons at high risk for drug-resistant tuberculosis in Botswana. The Journal of infectious diseases 211(3): 347-51, Feb 2015.

Zetola Nicola M, Shin Sanghyuk S, Tumedi Kefentse A, Moeti Keletso, Ncube Ronald, Nicol Mark, Collman Ronald G, Klausner Jeffrey D, Modongo Chawangwa: Mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infections and false-negative results for rifampin resistance by GeneXpert MTB/RIF are associated with poor clinical outcomes. Journal of clinical microbiology 52(7): 2422-9, Jul 2014.

Zetola Nicola M, Modongo Chawangwa, Moonan Patrick K, Ncube Ronald, Matlhagela Keikantse, Sepako Enoch, Collman Ronald G, Bisson Gregory P: Clinical outcomes among persons with pulmonary tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates with phenotypic heterogeneity in results of drug-susceptibility tests. The Journal of infectious diseases 209(11): 1754-63, Jun 2014.

Zetola NM, Modongo C, Olabiyi B, Ramogola-Masire D, Collman RG, Chao Li-Wei: Examining the relationship between alcohol use and high-risk sex practices in a population of women with high HIV incidence despite high levels of HIV-related knowledge. Sexually transmitted infections 90(3): 216-22, May 2014.

Modongo Chawangwa, Sobota Rafal S, Kesenogile Boikobo, Ncube Ronald, Sirugo Giorgio, Williams Scott M, Zetola Nicola M: Successful MDR-TB treatment regimens including amikacin are associated with high rates of hearing loss. BMC infectious diseases 14: 542, 2014.

Zetola NM, Macesic N, Modongo C, Shin S, Ncube R, Collman RG: Longer hospital stay is associated with higher rates of tuberculosis-related morbidity and mortality within 12 months after discharge in a referral hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa. BMC infectious diseases 14: 409, 2014.

Hafkin, J., Modongo, C., Newcomb, C., Lowenthal, E., Macgregor, R.R., Steenhoff, A.P., Friedman, H., Bisson, G.P.: Impact of the human immunodeficiency virus on early multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Botswana. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17(3): 348-53, Mar 2013

Ncube, R., Agegnehu, D., Letebele, M., Gasennelwe, B., Bafetanye, M., Mahloane, D., Matome, M., Modongo, C., Phumaphi, O., Lanje, S., Makombe, R.: Botswana Public Private Mix Framework for Tuberculosis Control Department of Public Health, Botswana National Tuberculosis Control Program Dec 2012.

Zetola, N.M., Modongo, C., Kip, E.C., Gross, R., Bisson, G.P., Collman, R.G.: Alcohol use and abuse among patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Botswana. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16(11): 1529-34, Nov 2012.

Modongo, C., Zetola, N.M.: Prevalence of hypothyroidism among MDR-TB patients in Botswana. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16(11): 1561-2, Nov 2012.

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