Jürg Utzinger

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IHI at the first Malaria World Congress in Melbourne

(Melbourne) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) was represented by three scientists to the inaugural Malaria World Congress in Melbourne, Australia. Research scientists, Dr. Gerry Killeen and Nancy Matowo took to the …

IHI researcher Nancy on Australian radio SBS

(Melbourne) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Research Scientist Nancy Matowo recently was invited to a 26-minute radio interview with the SBS, a Swahili Australian radio, to share her research work and …

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 …

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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