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IHI names winners of research, innovation fund

[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 …

Study reports boys, girls start working in the mines at 7

(Dar es Salaam, May 8, 2018). New findings of a formative study by Ifaraha Health Institute (IHI) and partners which focused on children in mining show that child miners, both …

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 …

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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.

Study reports boys, girls start working in the mines at 7
May 8, 2018

(Dar es Salaam, May 8, 2018). New findings of a formative study by Ifaraha Health Institute (IHI) and partners which focused on children in mining show that child miners, both…

Malaria: Call for action to curb insecticide resistance
April 17, 2018

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) scientist Gerry Killeen has called for the international community to be bolder in adopting new products for existing interventions such as insecticide treated bed nets, so…

Muhas don is new IHI board member
January 15, 2018

Prof. Kaaya. Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Board of Governors (BOG) has appointed Prof. Sylvia Kaaya member of the IHI Board of Trustees (BOT) effective Wednesday January 10, 2018. The appointment…

Projects

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

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

Anopheles funestus rearing and gene flow studies

Health impact assessment for engaging natural resource extraction Projects in sustainable development in producer regions

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

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