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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 …

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


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


Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)

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