Martin Rohacek

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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, …

Martin Rohacek

Research Scientist

Dr. Martin Rohacek joined the Ifakara Health Institute in 2015, on secondment from Swiss Tropical and Pubic Health Institute. He is the current head of the Emergency Department located in St. Francis Hospital, Ifakara. He is specialized in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Sonography, and worked many years in different University Hospitals in Switzerland. Additionally he worked in remote areas in different tropical countries (e.g., for Doctors withous Borders in Myanmar, fort he Bruno Manser Foundation in Sarawak, Borneo and in Ladakh, India). His research interest is improvement of diagnosis of Diseases in the Emergency Setting focusing on the value of different imaging technologies. Currently he is working within IHI on two projects: impact of implementation of emergency services on treatment outcomes in rural Africa and on the value of sonography for detection of Tuberculosis.

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Projects

Kilombero and Ulanga antiretroviral cohort study (KIULARCO)

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