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IHI at the first Malaria World Congress in Melbourne

(Melbourne) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) was represented by three scientists to the inaugural Malaria World Congress in Melbourne, Australia. Research scientists, Dr. Gerry Killeen and Nancy Matowo took to the …

IHI researcher Nancy on Australian radio SBS

(Melbourne) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Research Scientist Nancy Matowo recently was invited to a 26-minute radio interview with the SBS, a Swahili Australian radio, to share her research work and …

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 …

Intervention on Providers' Compliance to Malaria Treatment (Arteseminin based Combination Therapy-ACTs) in Tanzania

This is a cluster randomized controlled trial at 52 health care facilities in Rufiji District, rural Tanzania. aimed at we developed to determine whether text message reminders delivered to health workers mobile phones can improve health workers’ poor compliance with the national malaria treatment guideline. Half of the health facilities are randomly allocated to an intervention group in which all health workers’ mobile phones receive text message reminders on malaria case management for 6 months. The other half serves as a control arm. Health workers re-training on case management was done before the intervention in both study arms by National Malaria Control Program. The primary outcome measure is correct management with artemether-lumefantrine (AL) defined as dichotomous composite indicator of correct testing and treatment tasks consistent with Tanzania treatment guideline.–

Lead Scientists:

Rashid A. Khatib

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