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Recent Projects

Calcium supplementation on pregnant women

Project summary This is a trial-based study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It intends to generate evidence for decision-making on the potential non-inferiority of a lower dose …

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 …

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

Projects Location

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