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IHI names winners of research, innovation fund

[Right-Left] Getrud, Beatrice, Theckla, and Tutu.Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) has named recipients of the 2017/18 Director’s Research and Innovation Fund. This is an internal funding mechanism aimed to support specific …

Study reports boys, girls start working in the mines at 7

(Dar es Salaam, May 8, 2018). New findings of a formative study by Ifaraha Health Institute (IHI) and partners which focused on children in mining show that child miners, both …

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 …

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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