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IHI, partners kick off China-TZ malaria project

(Dar es Salaam) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) today joins public health partners in hosting the kick off meeting for the China-Tanzania malaria project to be implemented for one year from …

Chief Operation Officer – COO required at IHI

(Dar es Salaam) IHI is looking for an experienced individual to take the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Director (CED), the COO will play …

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 …

Malaria Mosquito Contamination Device (MCD)

Broadly this three years project was aimed at developing a low-cost and user-friendly mosquito contamination device(s) (MCDs) that can effectively lure, infect and contaminate malaria mosquitoes in realistic tropical settings. A suite of technologies prototype technologies were generated in the course of the project: Eave Tubes, Smart Patch, Powder binding Electrostatic coating, and Outdoor Host seeking Device. Above all, 1800 local houses within Kilombero Valley, Tanzania, were installed with Eave Tubes.

Lead Scientists:

Ladslaus Mnyone

Issa Lyimo

Stella Kessy

Kija Nghabi

Valeriana Mayagaya

 

Partners

In2Care, Netherlands, Penn-State University, USA, Biogents, Germany, CTF 2000, Belgium

Funders

European Union

Projects Location

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