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Tanzanian institute develops new technology to fight malaria

As the world and Africa, in particular, continues to grapple with malaria, Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute has developed a new technology that has proven quite effective in fighting malaria. According to the …

World’s first malaria vaccine in the offing

Dar es Salaam — It is now confirmed. Mass vaccinations with the world’s first malaria vaccine, RTS,S, whose trial involved over 15,000 children from Tanzania and six other African countries, …

Recent Projects

Assessing the progress towards rabies elimination from Pemba Island, Tanzania

Rabies is a deadly disease endemic in dog populations across Africa. Although rabies can be eliminated through mass dog vaccination, there has been little investment in dog vaccination in Africa …

Engaging pastoralists in controlling malaria mosquitoes in their communities

The project is aimed at applying pastoralists’ knowledge to find water bodies during the dry season and accurately identify aquatic habitats that can be treated with larvicide pyriproxyfen (PPF) to …

How healthy is city life in Tanzania?: Ifakara scientists reveal surprising results
January 12, 2017

How healthy is city life in Tanzania? By Gemma Todd At Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), we recognise the changing burden of disease and its geography. A team of researchers at…

Ifakara Health Institute set to offer a unique post-graduate degree course in health research
January 9, 2017

Ifakara Health Institute set to offer a unique post-graduate degree course in public health research:  A unique masters’ degree program is set to be offered by Ifakara Health Institute (IHI)…

Ifakara takes bold and historic steps in search for second generation malaria vaccines
January 3, 2017

It has been said that Ifakara scientists are best known by their constant desire to identify and address priority health needs of the disenfranchised. In the past 15 years, perhaps…

Ifakara scientists go after persistent malaria transmission
December 2, 2016

In a new nine minute radio show by DW Radio, Julia Gross speaks to young stars in Ifakara Health Institute, on why and how they are addressing the persistent malaria…

We can eliminate mother to child transmission of HIV
December 1, 2016

 International World Aids Day! “ A central achievement is the reduction of Mother-To-Child-Transmission (MTCT) of HIV within the One Stop Clinic – a nested project integrating services for HIV-affected families.…

Introducing Sayansi na Ubuntu
November 30, 2016

Dear Readers, We are who we are because you are! This is the true meaning of Ubuntu. At Ifakara Health Institute, we are driven by five core values, all of…

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