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Muhas don is new IHI board member

Prof. Kaaya. Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Board of Governors (BOG) has appointed Prof. Sylvia Kaaya member of the IHI Board of Trustees (BOT) effective Wednesday January 10, 2018. The appointment …

Marcel steps down from IHI boards

Prof. Marcel Tanner has stepped down as Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) and Board of Governors (BOG) effective Wednesday January 10, 2018. The Former …

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 …

Evaluation of household ownership and usage of long lasting insecticide treated nets distributed through school nets programs (LLINs)

This is an evaluation of household ownership and usage of long-lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) delivered through school based distribution in specific geographic areas of Tanzania, also called School Net Program -3 (SNP 3). The study is implemented in Lindi, Mtwara, and Ruvuma Regions of Tanzania as well as in the Lake Zone. The primary outcomes are 1) proportion of households with at least one LLIN,  2) Proportion of households with at least one LLIN for every two persons in the households, and 3) Proportion of defacto population with access to an LLIN within their household.

Lead Scientists:

Esther Elisaria


Johns Hopkins University
Tulane University


Tulane university

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