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Mosquito behind 90% of malaria identified

Scientists identify notorious mosquito species behind 90% of malaria in rural Tanzania This is anopheles funestus. Photo: Courtesy of Dr. Joachim Pelican (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland) …

NM-AIST invites applications into MScPHR

The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) invites applications for admission into the Master of Science in Public Health Research (MScPHR) degree programme for the 2017/18 academic …

Recent Projects

Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa

This is an evaluation study that IHI is conducting in collaboration with London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. The research takes place in the context of an innovative intervention …

Vaccine Delivery Costing Study

As countries drive towards achieving high and equitable coverage of life-saving vaccines, the availability of sustainable, equitable, and predictable financing for vaccine delivery is essential. Over the last two decades, …

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Sayansi na Ubuntu

We are who we are because of who you are! This is the true meaning of Ubuntu. Sayansi na Ubuntu is the official IHI blog for communicating important research findings and other health issues. In the African spirit of Ubuntu,  the blog is published in lay language, and has essential interactive features for all.

Mosquito behind 90% of malaria identified
May 19, 2017

Scientists identify notorious mosquito species behind 90% of malaria in rural Tanzania This is anopheles funestus. Photo: Courtesy of Dr. Joachim Pelican (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland)…

Tanzania scientist wins global research prize
May 9, 2017

Tanzania scientist wins international research prize Dar es Salaam, May 9, 2017. Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Science Director, Dr. Fredros Okumu, is among 41 scientists from around the globe…

RTS’S Malaria Vaccine: Ifakara Scientist Says Tanzania Must Be Proud of Its Contributions
April 25, 2017

RTS’S Malaria Vaccine; Tanzania Must Be Proud! By Dr. Frederick Haraka The WHO African region has recently announced the beginning of a pilot malaria vaccination programme in Africa. The pilot…

Projects

Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa

Vaccine Delivery Costing Study

Evaluation of Cepheid GeneXpert Omni combined with the Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra in Primary Health Care in Tanzania

Health Evaluation Research and Development Project

Determining the epidemiology of drowning in Tanzania through analysis of secondary data: Tanzania Regions Project

Afrique One African Science Partnership for Intervention Research Excellence

Evaluation of attractive Toxic Sugar bait resting place against Dengue Vectors in Urban Tanzania

Assessing the progress towards rabies elimination from Pemba Island, Tanzania

Engaging pastoralists in controlling malaria mosquitoes in their communities

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