Rashid A. Khatib

In the News

Study establishes link between gender, extramarital affairs and HIV

Dar es Salaam. A new Ifakara Health Institute study has found “a significant association between lifetime (proxy) extramarital affairs and HIV infection among women only,” with the risk being significantly …

IHI names winners of research, innovation fund

[Right-Left] Getrud, Beatrice, Theckla, and Tutu.Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) has named recipients of the 2017/18 Director’s Research and Innovation Fund. This is an internal funding mechanism aimed to support specific …

Recent Projects

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 …

Demonstrating complete disruption of residual malaria transmission by eliminating Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from rural Tanzanian villages

In rural south-eastern Tanzania, where malaria prevalence has reduced by >60% since 2000, low-to-moderate transmission still persists despite very high coverage with long-lasting insecticidal bednets. Like in most residual transmission …

Rashid A. Khatib

Research Scientist

Dr. Rashid A. Khatib is a principal research scientist with extensive knowledge and vast skills in Epidemiology, bio-statistics, health systems and project management. He holds a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Basel, Switzerland. His research activities largely focus on malaria. Dr. Khatibis has worked as an investigator and project manager in 2 of the most outstanding and influential malaria research programs ever implemented by Ifakara Health Institute. These projects are Inter-disciplinary monitoring project of artemisinin based combination therapy in Tanzania (IMPACT-Tz) and In-depth Network Effectiveness and Safety Studies in Africa (INESS). He has done several consultancy works. Furthermore, Dr. Khatibis has authored many substantial scientific papers that have been published in peer reviewed international journals.

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Projects

China-Tanzania joint malaria project: application of community-based integrated strategies to reduce malaria burden

Background rates of health conditions of interest for vaccine safety within the health and demographic surveillance system

Providers’ compliance to malaria treatment using Artemisinin-based combination therapy-ACTs in Tanzania

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