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Bagamoyo academy pupils briefed on product testing at IHI

(Bagamoyo) The IHI Vector Control Product Testing Unit in Bagamoyo today hosted pupils from Stephen Tito Academy who visited the IHI Kingani site to learn about malaria research. IHI’s Emmanuel …

IHI chief: Hub for innovative minds in the pipeline

(Dar es Salaam) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Chief Executive Director Dr. Honorati Masanja has unveiled plans to establish an innovation hub in the Institute’s birthplace – Ifakara. IHI Chief Executive …

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 …

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

Partners

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

Funders

Wellcome Trust

Projects Location

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