Research & Articles

The Tanzania Ent Society members’, have over the years, been involved in various research and publishing their work in various journals both nationally and internationally.

This section contains the links to the various published papers and articles.

  1. Rehabilitation Outcomes for Children with Cochlear Implants in Tanzania. Global Journal of Otolaryngology, Mehboob Jaffer, F., 2017. Available at: <>.
  2. Speech and swallowing outcomes in buccal mucosa carcinoma. Indian Journal of Palliative Care, John, S., Rajashekhar, B. and Hassuji, R., 2011. Available at: <>.
  3. Importance of anatomical landmarks during parotidectomy: A case report of a Huge pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland. East and Central Africa Journal of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery | Vol. 3; 2019, Mashamba V, Saitabau Z, Nkya A. Available at: <>
  4. Total transcanal endoscopic facial nerve decompression for traumatic facial nerve palsy. Yonsei medical journal59(3), 457-460. Kahinga, A. A., Han, J. H., & Moon, I. S. (2018). Available at: <>
  5. Prevalence of Hearing Loss and Associated Factors among Neonates in Zanzibar. Medical Journal of Zambia, Vol. 45 (1): 32 – 43 (2018). Abraham Z.S, Alawy K., Massawe E.R, Ntunaguzi D.,  Kahinga A.A, Mapondella K.B. Available at : <>
  6. Exploring Recurrent Respiratory  Papillomatosis: A Mini-Review .Global Journal of Otolaryngology 19(3): GJO.MS.ID.556012 (2019). Available at : <>
  7. Prevalence of Noise-induced Hearing Loss among Textile Workers in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. Annals of Global Health. 2019; 85(1), 1-6. Zephania Abraham, Enica Massawe, Daudi Ntunaguzi, Aveline Kahinga and Shaban Mawala. Available at : <>
  8. Prevalence and Bacteriology of Tonsillitis Among Patients Attending Otorhinolaryngology department at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam Tanzania. Medical Journal of Zambia Vol 46 No 1 (2019). Zephania Saitabau Abraham, Jane Bazilio, Aveline Aloyce Kahinga, J. Manyahi, D. Ntunaguzi, E. Massawe. Available at : <>
  9. Prevalence and Aetiology of Neck Masses Among Patients Receiving Surgical Services at Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania. Medical Journal of Zambia Vol 46 No 1 (2019). Zephania Saitabau Abraham,Mary Mathias,Kassim Babu Mapondella, Aveline Aloyce Kahinga,Daudi Ntunaguzi, Enica Richard Massawe. Available at : <>
  10. Pattern and causes of tympanic membrane perforation at a private hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. South Sudan Medical Journal 2019; 12(4):128-130. Zephania Saitabau Abraham, Aveline Aloyce Kahinga, Kassim Babu Mapondella, Enica Richard Massawe, Emmanuel Ole Lengine and Daudi Ntunaguzi. Available at : <>
  11. Effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy in resolution of enuresis in children with sleep-disordered breathing: a hospital based prospective cohort study in Dar es Salaam,Tanzania. International Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Vol 6, No 1 (2020).Zephania S. Abraham, Aveline A. Kahinga, Kassim B. Mapondella, Enica R. Massawe, Emmanuel Ole Lengine, Daudi Ntunaguzi. Available at <>