Eveline Geubbels

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Chief Operation Officer – COO required at IHI

(Dar es Salaam) IHI is looking for an experienced individual to take the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Director (CED), the COO will play …

IHI hosts WaSH collaborators from South Africa

(Dar es Salaam) South Africa’s collaborators in the Leading Integrated Research for Agenda (LIRA) 2030 project visited Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and a number of sites where the project is …

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 …

Eveline Geubbels

Research Scientist

Dr. Eveline Geubbels is an epidemiologist with broad experience in applied public health and health systems research, as well as impact evaluation, especially related to chronic diseases. For the past 15 years she has been based in Malawi, Rwanda and currently Tanzania. Dr. Geubbels main interests focus on optimizing the interface between people and health systems and increasingly, on the policy environment of both, employing research methods such as controlled before-after studies, randomized trials, mixed methods observational studies and policy implementation analysis.

Recognizing the strong impact of public policies, beyond the health sector, on health, Dr. Geubbels became involved in studies exploring the social determinants of sexual and reproductive health and of non-communicable diseases, using both individual-level and ecological analysis. She has a passion for research capacity building, both through mentorship of postgraduate students and through development of teaching programs, including a Masters course for Applied Clinical Research in Rwanda and Uganda (2008) and the Masters of Public Health Research course at IHI/NMAIST (2013).

Dr. Geubbels has proven experience of successfully managing large grants and leading interdisciplinary teams. She holds a MSc in Biomedical Health Sciences from Radboud University and a PhD in Epidemiology from Utrecht University, both in the Netherlands.

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Projects

Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa.

Health systems governance for inclusive and sustainable social health protection in Ghana and Tanzania

Evaluation of integrated nutrition interventions in Tanzania

Analysing longitudinal population-based HIV/AIDS data in Africa

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

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