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Study establishes link between gender, extramarital affairs and HIV

Dar es Salaam. A new Ifakara Health Institute study has found “a significant association between lifetime (proxy) extramarital affairs and HIV infection among women only,” with the risk being significantly …

IHI names winners of research, innovation fund

[Right-Left] Getrud, Beatrice, Theckla, and Tutu.Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) has named recipients of the 2017/18 Director’s Research and Innovation Fund. This is an internal funding mechanism aimed to support specific …

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 the push-pull strategy for the control of outdoor biting mosquitoes

Protecting people from outdoor biting mosquitoes with a combination of traps and repellents: A new method of mosquito control has been proposed that combines the use of odour baited mosquito traps and spatial insect repellents – in what is known as a push-pull system. The project will investigate different traps and different spatial repellents to identify the combination that is most successful at reducing the number of mosquito bites someone receives. This project is working closely with teams in Kenya and Europe under the larger project – East African Collaboration on Mosquito Push-Pull (EACo MoPP).

Lead Scientists:

Sarah Moore

Adam Saddler

Mgeni Mohammed

Fredros Okumu

 

Partners

Wageningen University
icipe (International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology)
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Funders

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

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