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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, …

AvecNet WP 3: New tools for monitoring heterogeneities in vector species composition and behavior

Most existing front line vector control interventions focus on mosquitoes that bite and rest inside house. The importance of mosquito populations with alternative behaviour in malaria transmission remains relatively unexploited partly due to the lack of suitable monitoring tools. This project aimed at developing safe and effective means of characterizing human exposure to mosquitos’ bites and their pathogens at different time of the night and across indoor and outdoor locations. The validated novel tools will be used to monitor for changes in species composition and behaviours in response to urbanization and increasing coverage with LLINs

Lead Scientists:

Nicodem Govella

Gerry Killeen

Felician Meza

John Paliga

Heather Ferguson

Partners

University of Glasgow
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
National Institute of Medical Research

Funders

European Union

Projects Location

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