Castro James Mrawa

In the News

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 …

Castro James Mrawa

Senior Branch Administrator

Castro James Mrawa is a Senior Branch Administrator for Dar es Salaam Branch. He is an MBA (Corporate Management) graduate from Mzumbe University, with undergraduate degree in Economics. He Joined the Institute in 2011 as accounts officer – Planning & Budgeting, and since then he has gained experience of working in ensuring compliance in Institutional Administrative systems and monitoring their outputs. In his current position, Mr. Castro is responsible for overall supervision of the branch, coordination and monitoring responsibilities and well-functioning of service providing units at the branch. He has the responsibility of ensuring research activities in the branch are happening as planned, finance management, administration and human resources management. He is the custodian of all resources at the branch, ensuring adherence to all IHI policies and procedures. He is an active link, maintaining multi-level relationships within the institute and external stakeholders.


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