Jürg Utzinger

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Vacancy: Assistant Nursing Officer (6 posts)

IHI is looking for Assistant Nursing Officers to fill vacant positions in the CLEAN project. The key task of the ANO is collecting research data. This is a two to …

IHI officially launches its master’s program

(Bagamoyo) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) officially launched its master’s program in public health research on Friday afternoon February 8 2019. Hubert Kairuki Memorial University Deputy Vice-Chancellor, who is also IHI …

Recent Projects

Calcium supplementation on pregnant women

Project summary This is a trial-based study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It intends to generate evidence for decision-making on the potential non-inferiority of a lower dose …

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 …

Jürg Utzinger

Board Member

Prof. Jürg Utzinger is trained in environmental sciences (MSc, ETH Zurich), epidemiology (PhD, University of Basel) and demography (visiting research fellow, Princeton University). Since mid-2015, he is the Director of the Swiss TPH, an associate institute of the University of Basel.

Utzinger is also a professor of epidemiology at the University of Basel. His research, teaching and training interests pertain to the epidemiology and control of neglected tropical diseases and health impact assessment of large infrastructure projects.

He is also engaged in transnational global health research consortia with ongoing collaborative projects in Côte d’Ivoire, China and elsewhere in the continents of Africa and Asia.

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