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IHI at the first Malaria World Congress in Melbourne

(Melbourne) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) was represented by three scientists to the inaugural Malaria World Congress in Melbourne, Australia. Research scientists, Dr. Gerry Killeen and Nancy Matowo took to the …

IHI researcher Nancy on Australian radio SBS

(Melbourne) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Research Scientist Nancy Matowo recently was invited to a 26-minute radio interview with the SBS, a Swahili Australian radio, to share her research work and …

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 …

Evaluating background rates of health conditions of interest for vaccine safety using health and demographic surveillance system (HDSS) data

This project conducts an assessment of the feasibility and utility of using Rufiji and Ifakara HDSS site and associated healthcare facilities in catchment areas to estimate background rates of health conditions of interest, explore options for assessing other vaccine safety issues with partners.  This project will ultimately establish a framework for conducting future vaccine safety related surveillance and investigation in these two sites.

Lead Scientists:

Rashid A. Khatib

Partners

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Funders

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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