Thomas Zoller

In the News

Chief Operation Officer – COO required at IHI

(Dar es Salaam) IHI is looking for an experienced individual to take the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Director (CED), the COO will play …

IHI hosts WaSH collaborators from South Africa

(Dar es Salaam) South Africa’s collaborators in the Leading Integrated Research for Agenda (LIRA) 2030 project visited Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and a number of sites where the project is …

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 …

Thomas Zoller

Research Scientist

Dr. Thomas Zoller is a senior scientist and former TB Research Team leader at Bagamoyo branch of Ifakara Health Institute. He is a consultant physician in internal medicine, infectious diseases and respiratory medicine and is affiliated with the clinical research unit at Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute in Basel, Switzerland, and with Charité University Medical Centre in Berlin, Germany. He is the PI of Tanzanian Lung Health Study at Ifakara Health Institute and further develops the field of lung health research at Ifakara Health Institute. Other research interests include the pathophysiology of late haemolytic reactions after antimalarial treatment, the treatment of severe malaria and the clinical development of new TB drug combinations.

View Dr. Zoller’s Research Interests and Publications


Evaluation of intravenous iron supplementation compared to oral supplementation among women with iron-deficient anemia

Tanzania lung health study: prevalence and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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