Dr. Kenneth Lema has over 30 years of technical and managerial experience, 15 of which have been dedicated to managing the start-up of diverse HIV and AIDS treatment and prevention services in Tanzania. Kenneth has worked with MSH since 2010, starting as Project Director for the CDC-funded Tanzania Institutional Capacity Building Program supporting PEPFAR's strategy to move from emergency HIV response to a more sustainable approach of case management and prevention. Later, Kenneth served as Project Director for the Leadership, Management and Governance Project in Nigeria, and now serves as Project Director of the Technical Support Services Project (TSSP). Prior to working with MSH, Kenneth served as the executive director for the Abbott Fund in Tanzania, building institutional capacity in the detection and diagnosis of HIV and AIDS. Throughout his career in public health, Kenneth has worked closely with the Ministry of Health in Tanzania as well as the National AIDS Control Program. He was instrumental to the introduction of the first National HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Plan and supported the first draft of National HIV/AIDS Clinical Guidelines. Kenneth earned his MD from the University of Dar es Salaam and his master of science in biochemistry from the University of Nairobi.