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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 …

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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