Mr. Makundi is an ICT Specialist with the MUHAS Sickle Cell Programme. He has been with the Sickle Cell Programme since 2013, and is currently based in the SPARCO office in Tanzania. He graduated in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Information Technology from Institute of Finance Management in Tanzania. He works on several areas of ICT; these include networking, systems administration particularly extending the reach of information and communications infrastructure to research. He has 10 years ICT and management experience from working at SATCOM Africa, Barclays Bank Tanzania, The Muhimbili Wellcome Programme (Now Sickle Cell Programme), and MUHAS- NewBorn Screening Programme. Currently he works with MUHAS - Sickle Pan-African Research Consortium and MUHAS - H3ABioNet, a Pan African Bioinformatics Network as System Administrator.