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Concern over malaria in children with no symptoms

Malaria in children showing no symptoms raises concerns Dar es Salaam. June 16, 2017.  Researchers at Ifakara Health Institute have detected a substantial amount of parasites in children without any …

Call for applications for Bootcamp in Ouagadougou

IHI scientists at a previous bootcamp. PHOTO/COURTESY OF DR. FREDROS OKUMU The Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute and Institut de …

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Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa

This is an evaluation study that IHI is conducting in collaboration with London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. The research takes place in the context of an innovative intervention …

Vaccine Delivery Costing Study

As countries drive towards achieving high and equitable coverage of life-saving vaccines, the availability of sustainable, equitable, and predictable financing for vaccine delivery is essential. Over the last two decades, …

The quest for affordable mosquito repellent plant

Dar es Salaam, June 9 2017. The Lantana camara study had a social science aspect where it conducted interviews with villagers in Tanzania on their knowledge about the plant as a mosquito repellant. This five-minute video documents the study and the interviews.
It was filmed and directed by Jason Thomas, mostly narrated by Ifakara Health Institute (IHI)’s Brian Tarimo. IHI’s Marta Maia prepared its script and oversaw the overall production. All along, you’ll get to see beautiful clips of IHI Research Scientist, Dr. Angel Dillip, Research Officer Frank Tenywa, and of course, Brian himself.

The website has an 8-mb maximum requirement for a single upload so the video quality here is relatively poor. However, you can enjoy the full and best experience of the piece here:

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