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IHI team engages with top brass at SERI

The IHI team (right) led by Dr. Honorati Masanja (not seen on the photo) meets with SERI officials (left row) during a stakeholder engagement meeting in Bern last week. PHOTO/COURTESY …

Health professionals learn “One Health” approach

Dr. Ally Olotu stresses a point when he addressed participants and invited guests during the opening ceremony. PHOTO/IHIcoms (Bagamoyo, Aprili 5 2019) Health professionals from Zoonotic disease risk areas of …

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 …

Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Immunogenicity in Age De-Escalation of Direct Venous Inoculation of a Plasmodium falciparum Sporozoite Vaccine in Tanzanian Adults, Children, and Infants

A single center, double blind, randomized, normal saline placebo-controlled trial of PfSPZ vaccine OR PfSPZ challenge, administered by Direct Venous Inoculation (DVI). The trial is aimed at evaluating safety, tolerability and vaccine-induced humoral and cellular immune responses of PfSPZ Vaccine in healthy male and female Tanzanian adults, adolescents, children, and infants (from 6 months old) who receive doses of 1.8×10⁶, 9.0×10⁵,  4.5×10⁵ or 2.7×10⁵ PfSPZ of PfSPZ and to assess efficacy in adults three weeks and twenty four weeks following immunization using Controlled Human Malaria Infection (CHMI). A total of 105 subjects will be enrolled at the trial completion

Lead Scientists:

Said Jongo

Salim Abdulla

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Funders

The government of Equitorial Guinea, Marathon Oil, Noble Energy and AMPCO

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