Syriacus Buguzi

Syriacus Buguzi specializes on health reporting for The Citizen. He joined MCL in 2011.

A qualified medical doctor, he received his journalism training while studying medicine at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Health Sciences (Muhas).

In 2014, he won the David Astor Journalism Award and was attached to at London newspapers —The Independent and Guardian. He has also been attached at the Health Journalism Centre, Bhekisisa, Mail &Guardian; in South Africa.

He is passionate about raising the profile of health journalism in Tanzania and making complex, jargon-laden science accessible, understandable and engaging to the public.