Kafuruki Shubis

In the News

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, …

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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