Christian Lengeler

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IHI, partners unveil new malaria control technology

Principal Investigator (PI) of the project, Dr. Ladslaus Mnyone, briefs the media on the sidelines of the dissemination meeting in Dar es Salaam today. PHOTO/JOSEPH MADATA (Dar es Salaam) Ifakara …

Ex-First Lady Salma Kikwete among MPs visiting IHI

Former First Lady Salma Kikwete with other members of the Bunge Committee on HIV/Aids Affairs and Drug Abuse when they visited Kilombero District Commissioner’s office to pay a courtesy call. …

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 …

Christian Lengeler

Board Member

Prof. Christian Lengeler is the Unit Head at the Swiss TPH and professor of Epidemiology at the University of Basel, Switzerland. He has been working for the past 30 years in the epidemiology and control of tropical diseases, with a strong focus on malaria. His main research interest is operational research and the process of generating, packaging and disseminating evidence on health interventions for communicable diseases.

Prof. Lengeler was involved in developing insecticide treated nets (ITNs) as a malaria control tool in the 1990s and has pioneered many developments in large‐scale vector control in sub‐Saharan Africa. Since 1999, he has been involved in the establishment and running of the national ITN programme in Tanzania.

Currently, his group is working on understanding and improving access to malaria treatment in malaria‐endemic countries, improving the quality of health care, the introduction of improved diagnostic strategies and the basic science of non-malarial illnesses.

Prof. Lengeler is also working on understanding and improving access to malaria treatment in malaria‐endemic countries, improving the quality of health care, the introduction of improved diagnostic strategies and the basic science of non-malarial illnesses. He is also the chair of two product development scientific committees at Medicines for Malaria Venture and Innovative Vector Control Consortium and a member of numerous scientific committees.

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