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IHI wins Grand Challenges Explorations grant

Dar es Salaam. Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Ms. Zawadi Mageni, a Research Scientist at …

IHI partners support Ifakara women group

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) partners at the Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC), Jed Stone and Christopher Larkin, recently distributed 300 conference bags made of cotton from the Ifakara Women’s Weavers …

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, …

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

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

Funders

European Union

Projects Location

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