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How healthy is city life in Tanzania?: Ifakara scientists reveal surprising results

How healthy is city life in Tanzania? By Gemma Todd At Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), we recognise the changing burden of disease and its geography. A team of researchers at …

Tanzanian institute develops new technology to fight malaria

As the world and Africa, in particular, continues to grapple with malaria, Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute has developed a new technology that has proven quite effective in fighting malaria. According to the …

Recent Projects

Assessing the progress towards rabies elimination from Pemba Island, Tanzania

Rabies is a deadly disease endemic in dog populations across Africa. Although rabies can be eliminated through mass dog vaccination, there has been little investment in dog vaccination in Africa …

Engaging pastoralists in controlling malaria mosquitoes in their communities

The project is aimed at applying pastoralists’ knowledge to find water bodies during the dry season and accurately identify aquatic habitats that can be treated with larvicide pyriproxyfen (PPF) to …

Exploring the use of Safe Delivery App for improving provision of care for maternal and newborns health in Dodoma, Tanzania

IHI will be implementing the Safe Delivery App (SDA) for skilled birth attendants at rural health facilities in Dodoma Region, Tanzania.  dannish-4SDA is an innovative mobile training tool that facilitates improved and more cost-effective training of skilled birth attendants aiming at improving quality and safe delivery. The SDA is a job aid that supports skilled birth attendants’ capability and confidence as it provides the necessary competences for a respectful, evidence-based basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care (BEmONC) for women in labor that adheres to global and national guidelines

Partners

Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) Tanzania
Presidents-Office Regional Administration and Local Government Tanzania
BlueTown, Tanzania and Denmark.
Maternity Foundation (MF), Copenhagen, Denmark

Funders

Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)

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