Abdallah Mkopi

In the News

Malaria: Call for action to curb insecticide resistance

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) scientist Gerry Killeen has called for the international community to be bolder in adopting new products for existing interventions such as insecticide treated bed nets, so …

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 …

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 …

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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Projects

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

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