Alex John Ntamatungiro

In the News

Swiss envoys visit Bagamoyo sites to boost ties

(Bagamoyo) Swiss Ambassador to Tanzania Florence Tinguely Mattli and Head of Sub-Saharan Africa and Francophone Division in the Swiss Department of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Anne Lugon-Moulin visited Ifakara Health Institute’s …

IHI, partners kick off China-TZ malaria project

(Dar es Salaam) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) today joins public health partners in hosting the kick off meeting for the China-Tanzania malaria project to be implemented for one year from …

Recent Projects

Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods

The Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods is an exciting project in which IHI works with a consortium of partners from Asia and Africa to 1) develop capacity for improved …

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 …

Alex John Ntamatungiro

Research Scientist

He is a molecular biologist. His research focus is on molecular biology of infectious disease. Alex currently works at the Chronic Diseases Clinic-Ifakara (CDCI). His current research is on HIV-drug resistance dynamics. His routine work involves; PCR test for HIV Early Infants Diagnosis, HIV-viral load measurements and Genetic sequencing for HIV-drug resistance mutations analysis. His previous research was supported by research grants from Wellcome-Trust and Grand Challenge Canada. Alex was himself a Wellcome Trust Masters Research Fellow until 2014, during which time he worked on sub-microscopic malaria infections, before eventually joining the HIV team.

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Projects

Kilombero and Ulanga antiretroviral cohort study (KIULARCO)

Epidemiology and molecular monitoring of HIV drug resistance in Tanzania

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