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How healthy is city life in Tanzania?: Ifakara scientists reveal surprising results

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 …

Tanzanian institute develops new technology to fight malaria

As the world and Africa, in particular, continues to grapple with malaria, Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute has developed a new technology that has proven quite effective in fighting malaria. According to the …

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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.

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…

Ifakara Health Institute set to offer a unique post-graduate degree course in health research
January 9, 2017

Ifakara Health Institute set to offer a unique post-graduate degree course in public health research:  A unique masters’ degree program is set to be offered by Ifakara Health Institute (IHI)…

Ifakara takes bold and historic steps in search for second generation malaria vaccines
January 3, 2017

It has been said that Ifakara scientists are best known by their constant desire to identify and address priority health needs of the disenfranchised. In the past 15 years, perhaps…

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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