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Project builds case for dedicated health impact assessments

A visiting scientist from an IHI implementing partner in Switzerland, Dr. Fritz Brugger, presents at the event in Dar es Salaam. PHOTO/IHI (Dar es Salaam) IHI and partners hosted a …

IHI recruits Motor Vehicle Mechanic

IHI is looking for a Motor Vehicle Mechanic to fill a vacant position in our workshop. S/he must be specialized in servicing and repairing all systems contained within automotive vehicles. …

Recent Projects

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 …

Demonstrating complete disruption of residual malaria transmission by eliminating Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from rural Tanzanian villages

In rural south-eastern Tanzania, where malaria prevalence has reduced by >60% since 2000, low-to-moderate transmission still persists despite very high coverage with long-lasting insecticidal bednets. Like in most residual transmission …

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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