Rashid A. Khatib

In the News

Muhas don is new IHI board member

Prof. Kaaya. Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Board of Governors (BOG) has appointed Prof. Sylvia Kaaya member of the IHI Board of Trustees (BOT) effective Wednesday January 10, 2018. The appointment …

Marcel steps down from IHI boards

Prof. Marcel Tanner has stepped down as Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) and Board of Governors (BOG) effective Wednesday January 10, 2018. The Former …

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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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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