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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 …

Short courses in life sciences, health systems and public health research

Short course are offered on regular basis at IHI training centre in Bagamoyo. The courses target statisticians, research officers, project/program officers, health managers, district/regional medical officers, academicians, health secretaries, under graduate and post graduate students.

short-courses-in-communicationShort course  offered include: Social determinants of Health; Systematic reviews; Data analysis; Writing for publication and Grants; Literature Management (Mindmapping, search strategies, citation and reference Management and Plagiarism); Basic and advanced statistical analysis methods (qualitative, quantitative and mixed method); Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Modelling; Economic evaluation of health programs, and Project management

Others include: Modeling for infectious diseases; Essential research  skills for vector biologists; Essential R  skills for vector biologists; and Media communication. In many instances, IHI offers these short courses ion partnership with other institutions and collaborators. In other cases however, specialist IHI staff may offer specific targeted courses as well. The Training and Capacity Building Department manages the annual time tables for these courses


Key Staff:

Kafuruki Shubis

Dickson Wilson

Angel Dillip


London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology


Ifakara Health Institute

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