• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health
  • President, Health Tanzania Foundation
Henry Ziegler

Anglican Diocese of Dar es Salaam

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Dr. Henry Ziegler received his M.D. from McGill University, M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University and is a boarded internist. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Global Health, at University of Washington School of Public Health and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Wisconsin College of Medicine. His thirty years of community and public health leadership include: (1) directing a large community health system, Cleveland; (2) directing the Prevention Division, Seattle-King County Department of Public Health; (3) serving as the Senior Medical Consultant at the Center, International health in Milwaukee since 2006; (4) creating a Ugandan District Health Management Manuel, and (5) creating an Ethiopian Reproductive Health Manuel. Internationally, he has also partnered to create leadership-management training for MPH students.

In Tanzania since 2005, for 3.5 years, Dr. Ziegler was the health director of the Anglican Diocese of Dar es Salaam. The joint team developed community and clinical, urban and rural, programs; they also created the first comprehensive regional plan for maternal and newborn deaths, Coast Region. He has been part of the Senior Medical Consultant Center, International Health-Milwaukee since 2006, and President of the Health Tanzania Foundation since 2012.

  • MD (McGill University (Canada))
  • MPH (Johns Hopkins University)
  • BA (Johns Hopkins University)
Country Affiliations 
Health Topics 
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Child Mortality
  • Chronic Disease (incl. Cardiovascular, Diabetes)
  • Clinical Mentoring
  • Community Health Workers
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Community-Based Primary Health Care
  • Education and Training
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Planning
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injury, Violence, Trauma and Domestic Violence
  • Malaria
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Maternal Mortality
  • Mental Health
  • Prevention
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Telemedicine
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

International Health; Community Health Development in Tanzania
Community Health Systems, Interfaith-Government Partnership, Maternal and Newborn Death Reduction, Community Substance Abuse Systems.


H. Ziegler, M. Kampf, & A. Ziegler. (2nd Ed 2015). Feelings, Communication, and Conflict Manual: A Self-Help Manual for Community Residents and Patients.

P. Ziegler, H. Anyango, & H. Ziegler. (1997). The need for leadership and management training for community nurses: Results of Ugandan district Health nurse survey.  Journal of Community Health Nursing, 14(2), 130-140.

A. Graham, N. Graham, A. Sowell, & H. Ziegler. (1997). Miracle Village: A recovery community for addicted women and their children in public housing. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 14(3).

Major contributor to: G. Bukenya & P. Ziegler (eds.). (1997). Manual of District Health Management for Uganda. Santa Barbara, CA: Fithian Press.

W. K. Mariam, S. Yousef, T. Alemu, A. K. Mariam, H. Ziegler, M. Brady, P. Ziegler, & L. Post. (1994). Reproductive Health: A Family Planning Training Manual for Health Professionals in Ethiopia.  UNFPA and Ministry of Health of Ethiopia.