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IHI wins Grand Challenges Explorations grant

Dar es Salaam. Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Ms. Zawadi Mageni, a Research Scientist at …

IHI partners support Ifakara women group

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) partners at the Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC), Jed Stone and Christopher Larkin, recently distributed 300 conference bags made of cotton from the Ifakara Women’s Weavers …

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, …

Decentralized wastewater and treatment solutions for Dar es Salaam

The project aims at sub-coordinating the implementation of Decentralized Sanitation Systems “DEWATS” project that aim at improving sanitation and supporting inclusive and livable cities in Africa. This will be achieved through empowerment of local entrepreneur by providing them with start-up loans, technology transfer, and infrastructure to solve community sanitation challenges in financially sustainable way in Dar Es Salaam.

picture1The model uses locally manufactured latrine emptying tools, simple transportation, a decentralized sludge treatment/transfer site tools to provide accessible pro-poor latrine emptying services. In successfully scaling-up this project will create direct health, social, environmental and economic benefits for 54,000 to 90,000 beneficiaries in challenging unserved communities.

IHI is involved in monitoring the progress and evaluating the desired output and impact project, as well as in disseminating information to the targeted communities.

 

 

Lead Scientists:

Dickson Wilson lwetoijera

Jacqueline Thomas

Emmanuel Mrimi

Partners

BORDA Tanzania

Funders

BORDA
Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF)
Department for International Development (DFID)

Projects Location

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