Level of Education and where attained: Bsc. Food Science and Technology (Sokoine Univeristy of Agriculture); MBA (UDSM); MPH (UDSM); Postgraduate Diploma in Global health procurement and supply chain management (Empower School of Health & Kent University); PhD (Molde, Norway)
Specialised areas of teaching: Logistics and Supply chain management
Research interests: Logistics Management; health supply chain management
Recent projects: • Health care supply chain sustainability and operations management: Systematic review methodological trends and practices (2022)
• Determinants of supply chain resilience and its effects on vaccines availability (2022)
• Lean thinking in medicines supply chains: applicability and success factors (2021)
• Determinants of warehouse technical efficiency: the case of Medical Stores Department (MSD) in Tanzania (2022)
• Exploratory analysis of hospital technical efficiency Aim: To assess the overall technical efficiency, pure technical efficiency and scale efficiency in both public and private hospitals (2021)
• Antecedents of Supplier logistics performance: An Empirical Study of the Essential Medicines Supply in Tanzania (2015)
Recent publications: Salema, G & Simwita, Y (2022). Health care supply chain sustainability and operations management: Systematic review methodological trends and practices. Paper presented in the 4th African Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management.
Kessy,S., Salema, G., & Simwita, Y. (2021). Lean thinking in medical commodities supply chain: waste and drivers. Research report (submitted for publication)
Salema, Gladness (2019). The effect of output monitoring on supplier logistics performance and flexibility: the mediating effects of buyer-supplier integration in the context of essential medicines supply. Business Management Review, volume 22, no.2. University of Dar es Salaam
Salema, G. and Buvik, A. (2018) ‘Buyer-supplier integration and logistics performance in healthcare facilities in Tanzania: the moderating effect of centralized decision control’, Int. J. Procurement Management, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp.250–265
Salema, G.(2017). The mediation effects of buyer-supplier integration on the relationship between supplier-specific investments and supplier-opportunism. Business Management Re-view, volume 20, no.1, pp. 90-99. University of Dar es Salaam
Salema, G. and Buvik, A. (2016) ‘The impact of buyer-supplier integration on supplier logistics performance in the hospital sector in Tanzania: the moderation effect of buyers’ cross function-al integration’, Int. J. Procurement Management, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp.166–184.
Salema, G. and Kessy, S. (2014). The role of public procurement framework in stimulating SMEs’ innovativeness in Tanzania. Operations research for eastern Africa (Orsea) journal. Volume 4 issue No.