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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 …

Recent Projects

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 …

It’s World Malaria Day today: We’re for “Zero malaria”
April 25, 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…

IHI team engages with top brass at SERI
April 9, 2019

The IHI team (right) led by Dr. Honorati Masanja (not seen on the photo) meets with SERI officials (left row) during a stakeholder engagement meeting in Bern last week. PHOTO/COURTESY…

Health professionals learn “One Health” approach
April 9, 2019

Dr. Ally Olotu stresses a point when he addressed participants and invited guests during the opening ceremony. PHOTO/IHIcoms (Bagamoyo, Aprili 5 2019) Health professionals from Zoonotic disease risk areas of…

Study seeks to reduce unnecessary prescription of antibiotics for children
April 8, 2019

(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…

Why reducing delays in treatment can save mothers lives
April 4, 2019

IHI Research Scientist Josephine Shabani [second-left] presents findings of a study on Maternal Mortality in Tanzania at the PO-RALG ministry. PHOTO/IHIcoms(Dodoma) Scientists at IHI and partner institutions have shared with the…

IHI hosts latest short training program on malaria
March 28, 2019

IHI Chief Executive Director Dr. Honorati Masanja speaks at the official opening of the Malaria training course on March 27 2019. The program, which is run by IHI in collaboration…

Article: Window screens can suppress malaria
March 21, 2019

(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…

IHI scientists in Dodoma for Water Week
March 21, 2019

(Dodoma) TWO IHI scientists, Alfred Boniphace and Dr. Beda Levira, represented the Institute in this year’s Water Week commemorations which was held at the national level in Dodoma during the…

Join us for the Innovation Workshop on April 8-19
March 14, 2019

(Ifakara, Morogoro) If you can develop truly novel approaches to health in Tanzania and beyond, and you’re an inventor or entrepreneur, join us for the 2019 #Innovation Workshop in Ifakara…

IHI ladies mark Women’s Day in Dar, Bagamoyo, Ifakara
March 9, 2019

(Bagamoyo, Ifakara, Dar) Ifakara Health Institute ladies marked the World Women Day with a special luncheon in Dar, special cake in Bagamoyo and a football match in Ifakara. IHI Dar…

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