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[Right-Left] Getrud, Beatrice, Theckla, and Tutu.
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) has named recipients of the 2017/18 Director’s Research and Innovation Fund. This is an internal funding mechanism aimed to support specific short projects by IHI staff, relevant to the Institute’s scientific strategy, for a period of 6-12 months.

According to an announcement signed by IHI Director of Science Fredros Okumu on Friday, the awardees are: Getrud Mollel, who is investigating postpartum depression among women attending post-natal clinics; Beatrice Chipwaza, who is optimizing molecular tests for arboviruses in human and mosquitoes, and, Techla Kazimoto and Tutu Mzee, who have joined forces to profile antibiotic resistant bacteria from different sources.

Read the announcement in full here: Inaugural winners of the Directors Research and Innovation Fund

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