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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 …

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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