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Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

Recent Projects

Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa

This is an evaluation study that IHI is conducting in collaboration with London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. The research takes place in the context of an innovative intervention …

Vaccine Delivery Costing Study

As countries drive towards achieving high and equitable coverage of life-saving vaccines, the availability of sustainable, equitable, and predictable financing for vaccine delivery is essential. Over the last two decades, …

Data-driven Models to Assess Impacts of Integrated Vector Management strategies on Mosquito-borne Diseases.

The project intends to develop and support informatics system for collating and standardizing entomological and environmental datasets. Also, to develop effective user-friendly interfaces that enable multiple researchers to more effectively collaborate, share, and synthesize data using standardized formats across multiple studies and sites. The main focus is the development of vector control optimization model that can be used to evaluate impacts and cost-effectiveness of combined vector control tools at the mosquito population level in a range of eco-epidemiological settings. The model that can assist researchers and program decision-makers on the design of experimental or operational research to test vector control interventions – the model that can potentially be extended to work for other mosquito-borne diseases.

Lead Scientists:

Samson Kiware

Dickson Msaky


University of California – San Francisco
University of California-Berkeley
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Insitute


Wellcome Trust

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