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IHI at the first Malaria World Congress in Melbourne

(Melbourne) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) was represented by three scientists to the inaugural Malaria World Congress in Melbourne, Australia. Research scientists, Dr. Gerry Killeen and Nancy Matowo took to the …

IHI researcher Nancy on Australian radio SBS

(Melbourne) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Research Scientist Nancy Matowo recently was invited to a 26-minute radio interview with the SBS, a Swahili Australian radio, to share her research work and …

Recent Projects

Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods

The Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods is an exciting project in which IHI works with a consortium of partners from Asia and Africa to 1) develop capacity for improved …

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 …

Advanced postgraduate training in health research for IHI staff and guest students

Researchers working with IHI do receive professional training inside and outside the country. Several PhDs level professionals and a number of MSc students also use IHI as their training platform.

halfan-and-changalucha-graduationThrough leveraging of its rich and diverse research platforms IHI is a preferred training ground for post doctoral research fellows from all over the world.In recent years, IHI has greatly enhanced its efforts in advanced research and training. This process has allowed us to significantly improve our research outputs and expand career development opportunities for young researchers in Tanzania and beyond.

The current demographics of our research staff, with a median age of <40, and their scientific productivity are a testament to this potential.

We currently generate over 150 peer-reviewed scientific publications per year, and a growing number of patent submissions. IHI also has a strong training program, with our students registered in partner universities in Africa, Europe and the Americas.

We graduate more than 10 Masters and 5-8 PhDs annually. IHI post graduate researchers regularly present their work in international conferences, and engage widely with various stake holders and funding partners

Key Contacts:

Kafuruki Shubis

Partners

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
University of California-Berkeley
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
University of Glasgow
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Netherlands Initiative for Capacity Development in Higher Education NICHE project of NUFFIC

Funders

Ifakara Health Institute

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