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Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

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, …

Testing the recording of priority facility-based, maternal and newborn coverage indicators for use in health management information systems

Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) metrics facility based testing study is a two and a half years project that is implemented at Muhimbili National Hospital and Temeke Regional referral Hospital in Tanzania. The overall aim is to validate a proposed set of coverage indicators on care for mothers and newborns at and around the time of birth. The study team will work with the Ministry of Health Community Development Elderly and Children (MoHCDEC) and partners to improve measurement of core newborn and maternal health coverage indicators as identified by Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) and Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM) for wide-scale use in routine health management information systems (HMIS). For more information, visit the  Project Consortium Webpages/

Lead Scientists:

Donat Shamba

Josephine Shabaani

Godfrey Mbaruku

Fatuma Manzi

Partners

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

Funders

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)

Projects Location

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