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Ifakara forms winning team at Nane Nane show

(Morogoro) Ifakara Health Institute was among institutions which formed ‘the dream team’ that was picked by judges as the second best exhibitor at the Farmers’ Show for eastern zone exhibitors …

Talk by IHI scientist on TED crosses a million views mark

(Dar es Salaam) A talk on the biology of mosquitoes by IHI seasoned researcher Fredros Okumu on TED.com – an international platform holding conferences and posting talks online – has …

Recent Projects

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 …

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 …

Ifakara forms winning team at Nane Nane show
August 9, 2018

(Morogoro) Ifakara Health Institute was among institutions which formed ‘the dream team’ that was picked by judges as the second best exhibitor at the Farmers’ Show for eastern zone exhibitors…

Talk by IHI scientist on TED crosses a million views mark
August 3, 2018

(Dar es Salaam) A talk on the biology of mosquitoes by IHI seasoned researcher Fredros Okumu on TED.com – an international platform holding conferences and posting talks online – has…

IHI scientists meet Mtwara health management teams
August 3, 2018

(Masasi) A team of IHI scientists on Monday and Tuesday of July 30 and 31 2018 gathered members of the regional and district health management teams in four districts of…

Study seeking to cut down cost of drug for mothers takes off
August 1, 2018

(Dar es Salaam) On July 11 2018, a team of scientists and other staff supporting the ‘Calcium Supplementation’ study had an audience with experts and public health stakeholders at the…

IHI scientist wins global prize at AIDS Conference 2018
August 1, 2018

(Amsterdam) IHI Research Scientist Ramadhani Abdul has won the Prize for Excellence in Research Related to Children Affected by HIV at the AIDS Conference 2018. Abdul received the award -…

Study proves malaria can be reduced by 80 per cent
August 1, 2018

(Dar es Salaam) A pilot study conducted jointly by Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and the National Institute for Parasitic Disease (China CDC) in southern Tanzania has revealed that malaria can…

Project builds case for dedicated health impact assessments
July 3, 2018

(Dar es Salaam) IHI and partners hosted a half day event Tuesday July 3 2018 during which public health stakeholders engaged and witnessed the official launching of a project which…

Study establishes link between gender, extramarital affairs and HIV
June 13, 2018

Dar es Salaam. A new Ifakara Health Institute study has found “a significant association between lifetime (proxy) extramarital affairs and HIV infection among women only,” with the risk being significantly…

Study reports boys, girls start working in the mines at 7
May 8, 2018

(Dar es Salaam, May 8, 2018). New findings of a formative study by Ifaraha Health Institute (IHI) and partners which focused on children in mining show that child miners, both…

Malaria: Call for action to curb insecticide resistance
April 17, 2018

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) scientist Gerry Killeen has called for the international community to be bolder in adopting new products for existing interventions such as insecticide treated bed nets, so…

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