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IHI is looking for Field supervisors to fill a vacant positions in a new project on “Calcium supplementation in pregnant women” The Field supervisor will supervise all field activities at …

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Development of a new tool for malaria mosquito surveillance to improve vector control

Malaria transmission is influenced not only by vector abundance, but as well by demographic traits such as vector species and age structure, as these influence the intensity by which the …

(Bagamoyo) Swiss Ambassador to Tanzania Florence Tinguely Mattli and Head of Sub-Saharan Africa and Francophone Division in the Swiss Department of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Anne Lugon-Moulin visited Ifakara Health Institute’s offices in Bagamoyo on November 29 2018 to see work and strengthen ties with the IHI.

“It’s such so meaningful to work from Tanzania, for the region and for the world,” said the Swiss Ambassador in her remarks before IHI scientists, most of whom with long research and training collaborations with Swiss organizations, including the Swiss TPH. “Your institute is able to shine very far away,” she said.

The Swiss Ambassador to Tanzania Florence Tinguely Mattli (second left) and Head of Sub-Saharan Africa and Francophonie Division in the Swiss Department of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Anne Lugon-Moulin arrive at the IHI Insectary when they visited Bagamoyo Branch on November 29 2018. They are accompanied by Head of the IHI Vector Control Product Testing Unit, Dr. Sarah Moore (left), Dr. Saumu Ahmed (second right) and Head Training and Capacity Building at IHI, Dr. Kafuruki Shubis. PHOTOS/JOSEPH MADATA

For her part, Anne Lugon-Moulin was impressed with the scope of international relations between IHI and foreign organizations apart from the Swiss TPH.

The Head of Training and Capacity Building at IHI, who also doubles as Manager for the IHI Branch in Bagamoyo Dr. Kafuriki Shubis said IHI engaged with various partners in Africa, Europe, Asia and America. #

(Dar es Salaam) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) today joins public health partners in hosting the kick off meeting for the China-Tanzania malaria project to be implemented for one year from November 2018 in Rufiji District, Coast Region. The Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr. Faustine Ndugulile, graced this morning the…

(Dar es Salaam) IHI is looking for an experienced individual to take the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Director (CED), the COO will play an integral role as a member of Senior Management team with broad understanding and ability to advise the CED and Management Committee (MC) on all…

(Dar es Salaam) South Africa’s collaborators in the Leading Integrated Research for Agenda (LIRA) 2030 project visited Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and a number of sites where the project is implemented in Dar es Salaam for the whole week – from September 23-28, 2018 – to officially introduce the study to the key stakeholders, visit…

(Bagamoyo) The IHI Vector Control Product Testing Unit in Bagamoyo today hosted pupils from Stephen Tito Academy who visited the IHI Kingani site to learn about malaria research. IHI’s Emmanuel Mbuba, Mgeni Mohammed, Jason Moore and Edgar Mbeleya taught them about malaria and dengue. “We also showed them what we do at IHI to test…

(Dar es Salaam) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Chief Executive Director Dr. Honorati Masanja has unveiled plans to establish an innovation hub in the Institute’s birthplace – Ifakara. He revealed the good news on Tuesday evening October 2 2018 during a panel discussion on the topic, ‘Health Research and Innovation: The Role of the Ifakara Health…

(Dar es Salaam) The Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr. Faustine Ndugulile, has urged scientists to consider taking their study results documented in journals a step further by creating policy briefs that can be digested easily. Dr. Ndugulile sounded the call when giving remarks to officially open in Dar es…

(Dar es Salaam) A documentary film depicting around half a century legacy of the founding father of Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Prof. Rudolf Geigy has premiered in Dar es Salaam tonight October 2 2018 before government officials, scientists and the media. The film entitled, ‘The Legacy of a Driven Man: Why Rudolf Geigy Set Out…

(Dar es Salaam) London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) professor Wendy Graham on September 28 addressed Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) scientists in a talk entitled: “Improving maternal and newborn survival: opportunities and challenges in sub-Saharan Africa” during which she underlined progress in maternal health despite old and new challenges. Prof. Graham along with…

(Dar es Salaam) London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) professor Wendy Graham has paid tribute to the fallen seasoned public health scientist and former Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Deputy Director, Dr. Godfrey Mbaruku. Prof. Graham was in Dar es Salaam – IHI Mikocheni offices in particular – during the week of September 24-28,…

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