Kafuruki Shubis

In the News

IHI, partners unveil new malaria control technology

Principal Investigator (PI) of the project, Dr. Ladslaus Mnyone, briefs the media on the sidelines of the dissemination meeting in Dar es Salaam today. PHOTO/JOSEPH MADATA (Dar es Salaam) Ifakara …

Ex-First Lady Salma Kikwete among MPs visiting IHI

Former First Lady Salma Kikwete with other members of the Bunge Committee on HIV/Aids Affairs and Drug Abuse when they visited Kilombero District Commissioner’s office to pay a courtesy call. …

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 …

Kafuruki Shubis

Head of Training & Capacity Building

Dr. Kafuruki is a the Head of Training & Capacity Building Department  at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI). He holds a Masters degree in Medical Education from Centre for Medical Education at the University of Dundee, UK, and has extensive training experience including curriculum design, assessment and teaching methodologies. Dr. Kafuruki joined the institute in 2007, and played a leading role in establishing the clinical trials quality assurance processes at Bagamoyo branch. He has also been a study site coordinator for the phase III malaria vaccine trial. Dr. Kafuruki is the coordinator of the Tanzania Malaria Vaccine Secretariat that coordinates and links malaria vaccine researchers and policy makers. Dr. Kafuruki has also been instrumental in establishing Community Advisory Boards at the Bagamoyo, Ifakara and Kigoma sites of IHI, the members of which are elected representatives of the villages in study areas. He has published many scientific papers on CAB, community perspective on malaria vaccines in Tanzania and Moqsuirix™ malaria vaccine candidate. Dr. Kafuruki  is also a regular contributor to various initiatives designed to disseminate research study results to policy makers. These include the annual Tanzania Malaria Control Forum coordinated by IHI at which researchers present the latest results to policy makers and discuss their policy implications.

View Dr. Shubi’s Research Interests and Publications

Projects

Advanced postgraduate training in health research for IHI staff and guest students

Masters of Science degree course in public health research: offered jointly by Ifakara Health Institute & NMAIST

Short courses in life sciences, health systems and public health research for targeted teams

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