Abdallah Mkopi

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Vacancy: Office Assistant – IHI Mtwara site office

IHI is looking for an Office Assistant to fill a vacant position at the IHI Mtwara Site Office. She/he will be responsible for handling all day to day activities of …

Join us for the Innovation Workshop on April 8-19

(Ifakara, Morogoro) If you can develop truly novel approaches to health in Tanzania and beyond, and you’re an inventor or entrepreneur, join us for the 2019 #Innovation Workshop in Ifakara …

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 …

Abdallah Mkopi

Research Scientist

Dr. Abdallah Mkopi is a Research Scientist at Ifakara Health Institute. Dr. Mkopi joined the institute in 1999, after obtaining his Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Applied Microbiology with Chemistry, University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, and M.Sc. (Med) in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. Dr. Mkopi holds a PhD (Epidemiology) from University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. He is an Epidemiologist with extensive experience in monitoring and evaluation of Tuberculosis related projects. He has been involved in various researches over time, including an Evaluation of the Patient Centered TB treatment (PCT) in Tanzania. He is also actively involved in data analysis for a variety of projects at the institute. He is key member of the IHI’s Institutional Review Board (IRB), as Biostatistician and ensuring all projects in the institute adhere to the ethical guidelines for research and practice. Dr. Mkopi has over 10 years experience of working with international, national and regional partners – being based in the UK, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, USA; and across Sub-Saharan Africa (Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Malawi).

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Impact of community-based HIV/AIDS services on antiretroviral therapy retention and adherence in Tanzania

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