Vacancy: Research Scientist (2 posts)

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Vacancy: Research Scientist (2 posts)

IHI is looking for experienced Research Scientists to work with a project bearing the title: Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Intervention in Africa (BOHEMIA) funded by the UNITAID. This project …

It’s World Malaria Day today: We’re for “Zero malaria”

We’re for “Zero malaria” (Dar es Salaam, April 25 2019) It’s World Malaria Day today. IHI joins with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children through the …

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Calcium supplementation on pregnant women

Project summary This is a trial-based study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It intends to generate evidence for decision-making on the potential non-inferiority of a lower dose …

Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods

The Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods is an exciting project in which IHI works with a consortium of partners from Asia and Africa to 1) develop capacity for improved …

IHI is looking for experienced Research Scientists to work with a project bearing the title: Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Intervention in Africa (BOHEMIA) funded by the UNITAID. This project aims to evaluate the efficiency, safety, acceptability, cost-effectiveness, and environmental impact of ivermectin-based intervention to provide strong and systematic evidence to local, national and international regulatory authorities to support decision on policy of using ivermectin to reduce malaria transmission.
 
The candidates will conduct laboratory, semi-field and field experiment to evaluate the environmental effects of ivermectin in the water and soil on non- targeted organism when applied to human and /or livestock especially cattle to reduce malaria transmission.
 
Holder of a master’s degree in chemistry or environmental chemistry may apply.Applicants must have GRE and IELTS/ TOEFL test scores (compulsory) ready for the immediate application for a PhD place.Experience in malaria research or analytical chemistry will be an added advantage.
Learn more about this vacancy here: Research Scientists – Bohemia
Apply by 12 hours May 9, 2019.

We’re for “Zero malaria” (Dar es Salaam, April 25 2019) It’s World Malaria Day today. IHI joins with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children through the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), the WHO, and partner organizations in promoting the campaign theme “Zero malaria starts with me” by urging each one of…

IHI is looking for nurses to fill 5 vacant positions in the “Calcium Supplementation in Pregnant Women” project. Registered nurses holding a certificate or diploma in nursing may apply. The deadline is 16hrs Apr. 30 2019. Learn more about this job opening here: Assistant Nursing Offficer You may share this in your networks via our…

(Bern, Switzerland) As part of implementation of IHI’s key strategic objectives, Chief Executive Director (CED), Dr. Honorati Masanja, and Senior Research Scientist, Dr. Sally Mtenga, visited the State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) in Bern. “We (Dr. Masanja and I) had a great opportunity to visit the State Secretariat of Education, Research and…

(Bagamoyo, Aprili 5 2019) Health professionals from Zoonotic disease risk areas of Tanzania have undergone training on using “One Health” approach to prevent pandemics. The special training program was officially launched on April 5 2019 in Bagamoyo. The approach, being implemented through USAID PREDICT project, among others, seeks to strengthen national health security through workforce…

(Basel and Dar es Salaam, April 4, 2019) Scientists from two Tanzanian research centers – Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) – Mbeya Center – in collaboration with their counterparts from Switzerland, implement a study which will come up with tools that will help clinicians manage febrile in children…

(Dodoma) Scientists at IHI and partner institutions have shared with the government latest findings of a study on maternal mortality in urban and rural Tanzania. They urge policy makers to tackle delays at health facilities to save mothers lives. IHI Research Scientist Josephine Shabani presented findings of a study entitled: “Maternal mortality in urban and rural…

IHI is looking for a Mathematical Modeler to fill a vacant position in the COSMIC project. The Modeler will develop two health system mathematical models reflecting the effects of health financial reforms in Tanzania. Holders of master’s degree in mathematical science with the knowledge and experience in model development, research and data analysis, as well…

(Bagamoyo) Ifakara Health Institute is currently running a short course on malaria whose focus is on e-learning. The program, offered in collaboration with the with the Swiss TPH, is being held at the IHI Training Center in the Tanzania’s old capital, Bagamoyo. Courses for the program kicked on March 25, 2019 and will last It…

(Dar es Salaam & Liverpool) Protecting houses against mosquitoes with netting window screens can suppress malaria, IHI scientists have confirmed. In an article published today in Lancet Planetary Health, a team from the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), provides evidence that even window screens with no insecticide suppressed mosquito…

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