Evaluation of the Push-Pull strategies for...

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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 …

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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