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Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

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, …


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.

Scientists develop ‘sweet tool’ to curb malaria
September 7, 2017

(Dar es Salaam, Sept. 7, 2017). An increasing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa are moving towards malaria-elimination, mostly thanks to successful vector control campaigns. However, elimination has proven challenging,…

Malaria: Tanzania’s lake, southern zones near 100% bednets coverage
September 4, 2017

(Dar es Salaam, September 4, 2017.) Coverage of mosquito bednets for guarding people against malaria in the lake and southern zones is almost universal. Scientists from Ifakara Health Institute (IHI),…

IHI talents showcase innovations in Denmark
August 21, 2017

IHI talents showcase innovations at global challenge in Denmark (Dar es Salaam. August 20, 2017) Four Tanzanian talents, including two Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) researchers, were among 1,000 global minds…


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 and Applied Research Development (HEARD)

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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