Ifakara scientist explains why ending Tuberculosis...

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,…

UK to fund drone-based blood deliveries in Tanzania
January 12, 2017

BBC has reported that the UK government is to fund a trial of drone-based deliveries of blood and other medical supplies in Tanzania. The goal is to radically reduce the…

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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