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Ifakara scientist explains why ending Tuberculosis requires better diagnostics

Ending tuberculosis through better diagnostics Author: Dr. Frederick Haraka, MD Yes, to end tuberculosis (TB), we need better diagnostic tools! TB is among the deadliest diseases in the world. In …

Study: 12% of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (March 9, 2017). IHI Research Scientist Dr Kim Mwamelo presents findings of the study in Boston, US, last year at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic …

Recent Projects

Assessing the progress towards rabies elimination from Pemba Island, Tanzania

Rabies is a deadly disease endemic in dog populations across Africa. Although rabies can be eliminated through mass dog vaccination, there has been little investment in dog vaccination in Africa …

Engaging pastoralists in controlling malaria mosquitoes in their communities

The project is aimed at applying pastoralists’ knowledge to find water bodies during the dry season and accurately identify aquatic habitats that can be treated with larvicide pyriproxyfen (PPF) to …

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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.

Ifakara scientist explains why ending Tuberculosis requires better diagnostics
March 24, 2017

Ending tuberculosis through better diagnostics Author: Dr. Frederick Haraka, MD Yes, to end tuberculosis (TB), we need better diagnostic tools! TB is among the deadliest diseases in the world. In…

Study: 12% of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension
March 9, 2017

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (March 9, 2017). IHI Research Scientist Dr Kim Mwamelo presents findings of the study in Boston, US, last year at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic…

How healthy is city life in Tanzania?: Ifakara scientists reveal surprising results
January 12, 2017

How healthy is city life in Tanzania? By Gemma Todd At Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), we recognise the changing burden of disease and its geography. A team of researchers at…

Projects

Assessing the progress towards rabies elimination from Pemba Island, Tanzania

Engaging pastoralists in controlling malaria mosquitoes in their communities

Videographic analysis of mosquito behaviours around humans and mosquito traps

Using protein labels for entomological investigations into malaria transmission and control

Evaluation of whole sporozoite vaccines for malaria elimination

Using a safe-delivery mobile application to improve care for mothers and newborns

Control of malaria vectors by the auto-dissemination of insecticides

Effects of El Nino events on malaria risk in the Kilombero river Valley, Tanzania

Evaluation of push-pull strategies for malaria control and prevention

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