Abdallah Mkopi

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Laboratory technician is required

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is looking for a laboratory technician to work with NC. TB – DAR project in Bagamoyo.The candidate will perform routine experimental laboratory test- mainly in the …

Field Supervisors required

IHI is looking for Field supervisors to fill a vacant positions in a new project on “Calcium supplementation in pregnant women” The Field supervisor will supervise all field activities at …

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 …

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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