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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…

August CED message is here
August 11, 2017

Setting smart annual operational objectives The latest monthly message from IHI Chief Executive Director, Dr. Honorati Masanja, is here. This month the director underlines the setting of smart annual operational…

Vacancy: IHI recruits Project Manager for malaria vaccine trials
July 31, 2017

Vacancy: IHI recruits Project Manager for malaria vaccine trial project in Bagamoyo A clinical trials facility at Kingani in Bagamoyo. Ifakara Health Institute invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to…

Abstract submission for international workshop on infection prevention and control opens
July 21, 2017

Abstract submission for International Workshop on Infection Prevention and Control opens The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children and Infection Control…

The CED sums up year 2016/17 in latest message
July 19, 2017

2016/2017: Year of success despite challenges Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Chief Executive Director (CED), Dr. Honorati Masanja, has penned a message which sums up the last (2016/2017) financial year. Read…

2018 EDCTP-AREF Preparatory Fellowships
July 17, 2017

AREF- EDCTP Preparatory Fellowship programme is due to be initiated in 2018. An announcement has been placed on the AREF and EDCTP websites: https://www.medicalresearchfoundation.org.uk/aref/for-african-researchers/funding-opportunities/edctp-aref-preparatory-fellowships/ http://www.edctp.org/call/edctp-aref-preparatory-fellowships/ This is great opportunity for talented African…

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…

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