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Project builds case for dedicated health impact assessments

A visiting scientist from an IHI implementing partner in Switzerland, Dr. Fritz Brugger, presents at the event in Dar es Salaam. PHOTO/IHI (Dar es Salaam) IHI and partners hosted a …

IHI recruits Motor Vehicle Mechanic

IHI is looking for a Motor Vehicle Mechanic to fill a vacant position in our workshop. S/he must be specialized in servicing and repairing all systems contained within automotive vehicles. …

Recent Projects

Development of a new tool for malaria mosquito surveillance to improve vector control

Malaria transmission is influenced not only by vector abundance, but as well by demographic traits such as vector species and age structure, as these influence the intensity by which the …

Demonstrating complete disruption of residual malaria transmission by eliminating Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from rural Tanzanian villages

In rural south-eastern Tanzania, where malaria prevalence has reduced by >60% since 2000, low-to-moderate transmission still persists despite very high coverage with long-lasting insecticidal bednets. Like in most residual transmission …

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…

Call for applications into Malaria Course in Bagamoyo, Tanzania
June 7, 2017

Malaria Course Bagamoyo, Tanzania Swiss TPH in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) will conduct a Malaria Course in Bagamoyo, Tanzania from September 25 to October 20, 2017. The aim…

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…

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