Daima Bukini, PhD

Fogarty African Bioethics Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Daima Bukini is a Fogarty African Bioethics Post-Doctoral Fellow from Tanzania. Her research focus is on understanding the ethics of SCD care in Africa. She holds a BSc (Microbiology) from University of Dar es Salaam (2004), also completed Master’s program in Bioethics from University of Pennsylvania (2013) and a Master’s in Public Health (2014) from (MUHAS). She completed her PhD program in 2022 (MUHAS), investigating the Ethical, Legal and Sociocultural Issues (ELSI) on Newborn Screening (NBS) for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in Tanzania. She is a senior researcher within the Sickle Cell Program at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Tanzania.  In 2018/2019, she was awarded the commonwealth PhD split-site scholarship at the University of Oxford’s Ethox Centre of Bioethics. She is a member of the ELSI working group for the SickleInAfrica and H3Africa Data and Biospecimen Access Committee.