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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, …

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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