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Muhas don is new IHI board member

Prof. Kaaya. Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Board of Governors (BOG) has appointed Prof. Sylvia Kaaya member of the IHI Board of Trustees (BOT) effective Wednesday January 10, 2018. The appointment …

Marcel steps down from IHI boards

Prof. Marcel Tanner has stepped down as Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) and Board of Governors (BOG) effective Wednesday January 10, 2018. The Former …

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 …

Masters of Science degree course in public health research: offered jointly by Ifakara Health Institute & Nelson Mandela Africa Institute of Science & Technology

The programme is designed for young university graduates who are interested in becoming public health researchers. Modules are suited for a complete Masters degree, but can also be taken in parts as a foundation for PhD candidates. The program is delivered within the mandate of the Nelson Mandela African Institution for Science and Technology- Arusha  (NM-AIST) in line with the MoU between IHI and NM-AIST. This is a two-years programme divided into two parts, with 12 months of course work and 12 months of research. Graduates can pursue specializations in areas of intervention research, health system research or determinants of health and diseases. The course work is conducted at  IHI Training Centre- Bagamoyo.

Key Staff:

Kafuruki Shubis

Dickson Lwetoijera

Angel Dillip

Cecilia Francis


Netherlands Initiative for Capacity Development in Higher Education NICHE project of NUFFIC
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology


Ifakara Health Institute

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