Mosquito behind 90% of malaria identified

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)…

NM-AIST invites applications into MScPHR
May 18, 2017

The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) invites applications for admission into the Master of Science in Public Health Research (MScPHR) degree programme for the 2017/18 academic…

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…

RTS’S Malaria Vaccine: Ifakara Scientist Says Tanzania Must Be Proud of Its Contributions
April 25, 2017

RTS’S Malaria Vaccine; Tanzania Must Be Proud! By Dr. Frederick Haraka The WHO African region has recently announced the beginning of a pilot malaria vaccination programme in Africa. The pilot…

Ifakara Health Institute Committed to Developing and Testing New Tools Against Malaria Vectors
April 24, 2017

Ifakara Health Institute Committed to Development and Testing of New Tools Against Malaria Control By Dr. Gerry F. Killeen Vector control with long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying…

Ifakara scientist explains why ending Tuberculosis requires better diagnostics
March 24, 2017

Ending tuberculosis through better diagnostics Author: Dr. Frederick Haraka, MD Yes, to end tuberculosis (TB), we need better diagnostic tools! TB is among the deadliest diseases in the world. In…

Study: 12% of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension
March 9, 2017

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (March 9, 2017). IHI Research Scientist Dr Kim Mwamelo presents findings of the study in Boston, US, last year at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic…

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…

Tanzanian institute develops new technology to fight malaria
January 12, 2017

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
January 12, 2017

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,…

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