Martin Rohacek

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Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

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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