Hassan Mshinda

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Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

Recent Projects

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

This is an evaluation study that IHI is conducting in collaboration with London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. The research takes place in the context of an innovative intervention …

Vaccine Delivery Costing Study

As countries drive towards achieving high and equitable coverage of life-saving vaccines, the availability of sustainable, equitable, and predictable financing for vaccine delivery is essential. Over the last two decades, …

Hassan Mshinda

Chairperson

Dr. Hassan Mshinda is the Director General of Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH). He gained his MSc in Applied Parasitology and Medical Entomology from the University of Liverpool and received his PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Basel Switzerland in 2000. He was the Director of Ifakara Health Institute from 1999-2008. Dr. Mshinda remains active across the international research community, with a history of being awarded numerous grants in the field. Other responsibilities include being Chairperson to a variety of networks for evaluating and strengthening health outcomes and being a member of advisory committees in the fields of Malaria, Biotechnology and other Global Health components. Dr. Mshinda has published extensively within internationally renowned journals.

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