Faraji Abilahi Samli

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Vacancy: Scientific Programs Officer required at IHI

IHI is looking for a suitably qualified individual to take the position of Scientific Programs Officer. SUMMARY Position:         Scientific Programs Officer (1 post) Reports to:     Director of Science Work …

IHI wins Grand Challenges Explorations grant

Dar es Salaam. Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Ms. Zawadi Mageni, a Research Scientist at …

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, …

Faraji Abilahi Samli

Laboratory Manager & Public Engagements Coordinator, Ifakara

Faraji Abilahi Samli is a the Laboratory Manager at IHI’s Ifakara Branch. He is also the Deputy Head of IHI Laboratories, and was appointed in August 2016 one of the two Research and Public Engagement Coordinators at Ifakara branch. He obtained his first degree in Biotechnology and laboratory sciences, and later got his second degree (MSc. Epidemiology) in 2012 from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania.  He was first employed at IHI in November 2008, immediately after finishing his Bachelor in Biotechnology and Laboratory Sciences. He has worked as a researcher with Conditional Cash Transfer Project (assessing impact of conditional cash transfers on healthy behaviors) and a sanitation project investigating biological degradation of pit latrine contents. Faraji was among of the IHI employees who participated in the pilot training on MSc. Research in Public Health, which the institute is rolling out jointly with Nelson Mandela Africa Institute of Science and Technology in 2017. He is currently coordinating laboratory activities based in Ifakara branch, working very closely with different project leaders and researchers.

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