April Christine Monroe

In the News

Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

Recent Projects

Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa

This is an evaluation study that IHI is conducting in collaboration with London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. The research takes place in the context of an innovative intervention …

Vaccine Delivery Costing Study

As countries drive towards achieving high and equitable coverage of life-saving vaccines, the availability of sustainable, equitable, and predictable financing for vaccine delivery is essential. Over the last two decades, …

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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