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Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

Recent Projects

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, …

Scientists develop ‘sweet tool’ to curb malaria
September 7, 2017

(Dar es Salaam, Sept. 7, 2017). An increasing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa are moving towards malaria-elimination, mostly thanks to successful vector control campaigns. However, elimination has proven challenging,…

Malaria: Tanzania’s lake, southern zones near 100% bednets coverage
September 4, 2017

(Dar es Salaam, September 4, 2017.) Coverage of mosquito bednets for guarding people against malaria in the lake and southern zones is almost universal. Scientists from Ifakara Health Institute (IHI),…

IHI talents showcase innovations in Denmark
August 21, 2017

IHI talents showcase innovations at global challenge in Denmark (Dar es Salaam. August 20, 2017) Four Tanzanian talents, including two Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) researchers, were among 1,000 global minds…

This App can save thousands of mothers’ lives at childbirth
July 16, 2017

This App can save thousands of mothers’ lives at childbirth The Safe Delivery App which is now being tested in Mpwapwa district, Dodoma region, is designed to empower skilled birth…

Concern over malaria in children with no symptoms
June 16, 2017

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…

IHI researcher secures Swiss scholarship
June 14, 2017

IHI researcher secures Swiss govt excellence scholarship Dar es Salaam, June 14, 2017. Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Research Scientist Yeromin Mlacha (pictured) has secured the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship (ESKAS)…

The quest for affordable mosquito repellent plant
June 9, 2017

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…

IHI scientist wins Oxford grant
June 5, 2017

Dr. Sumari (right) has been named recipient of Africa Oxford Initiative Travel Grant. IHI scientist wins Oxford grant Dar es Salaam, June 5 2017. IHI Research Scientist, Dr. Deborah Sumari,…

Mosquito behind 90% of malaria identified
May 19, 2017

Scientists identify notorious mosquito species behind 90% of malaria in rural Tanzania This is anopheles funestus. Photo: Courtesy of Dr. Joachim Pelican (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland)…

Tanzania scientist wins global research prize
May 9, 2017

Tanzania scientist wins international research prize Dar es Salaam, May 9, 2017. Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Science Director, Dr. Fredros Okumu, is among 41 scientists from around the globe…

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