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Bagamoyo academy pupils briefed on product testing at IHI

(Bagamoyo) The IHI Vector Control Product Testing Unit in Bagamoyo today hosted pupils from Stephen Tito Academy who visited the IHI Kingani site to learn about malaria research. IHI’s Emmanuel …

IHI chief: Hub for innovative minds in the pipeline

(Dar es Salaam) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Chief Executive Director Dr. Honorati Masanja has unveiled plans to establish an innovation hub in the Institute’s birthplace – Ifakara. IHI Chief Executive …

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Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods

The Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods is an exciting project in which IHI works with a consortium of partners from Asia and Africa to 1) develop capacity for improved …

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 …

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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