April Christine Monroe

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Vacancy: Assistant Nursing Officer (6 posts)

IHI is looking for Assistant Nursing Officers to fill vacant positions in the CLEAN project. The key task of the ANO is collecting research data. This is a two to …

IHI officially launches its master’s program

(Bagamoyo) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) officially launched its master’s program in public health research on Friday afternoon February 8 2019. Hubert Kairuki Memorial University Deputy Vice-Chancellor, who is also IHI …

Recent Projects

Calcium supplementation on pregnant women

Project summary This is a trial-based study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It intends to generate evidence for decision-making on the potential non-inferiority of a lower dose …

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 …

April Christine Monroe

Visiting Scientist

April is a passionate global health professional with over eight years of experience working in East, West, and North Africa. She earned a Master of Science in Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) with a focus in Social and Behavioral Interventions. During her time at JHSPH she was awarded a Center for Global Health Scholarship and a Global Health Field Research Award. April currently works for the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP), providing technical expertise to improve long-lasting insecticide treated net (LLIN) distribution through VectorWorks, a 5-year US President’s Malaria Initiative-funded project. April has led qualitative and mixed methods studies on malaria and HIV across multiple countries in sub-Saharan Africa. She is currently collaborating on two research studies with Ifakara Health Institute aimed at measuring and characterizing residual malaria transmission in Burkina Faso, mainland Tanzania, and Zanzibar. April is also pursuing a PhD in Epidemiology at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, under the supervision of Dr. Sarah Moore.

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Projects

Measuring residual malaria transmission in East and West Africa

Investigating the magnitude and drivers of residual malaria transmission in Zanzibar

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