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Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

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, …

Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Safety, Immunogenicity and Efficacy of Intravenously Administered Attenuated Plasmodium Falciparum Sporozoite Vaccine (PfSPZ Vaccine) in Tanzanian Adults

A single center, double blind, randomized, normal saline placebo-controlled trial of PfSPZ vaccine OR PfSPZ challenge, administered by Direct Venous Inoculation (DVI). The trial is aimed at evaluating safety, tolerability and vaccine-induced humoral and cellular immune responses of PfSPZ Vaccine in healthy male Tanzanian adults, received doses of 2.7×10⁵ OR 1.35×10⁵ PfSPZ of PfSPZ Vaccine as well as efficacy three weeks and twenty four weeks following 5 immunizations using Controlled Human Malaria Infection (CHMI).–

Lead Scientists:

Jongo Said Abdallah

Salim Abdulla

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The government of Equitorial Guinea, Marathon Oil, Noble Energy and AMPCO
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