Frank Sandra Tenywa

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Project builds case for dedicated health impact assessments

A visiting scientist from an IHI implementing partner in Switzerland, Dr. Fritz Brugger, presents at the event in Dar es Salaam. PHOTO/IHI (Dar es Salaam) IHI and partners hosted a …

IHI recruits Motor Vehicle Mechanic

IHI is looking for a Motor Vehicle Mechanic to fill a vacant position in our workshop. S/he must be specialized in servicing and repairing all systems contained within automotive vehicles. …

Recent Projects

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 …

Demonstrating complete disruption of residual malaria transmission by eliminating Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from rural Tanzanian villages

In rural south-eastern Tanzania, where malaria prevalence has reduced by >60% since 2000, low-to-moderate transmission still persists despite very high coverage with long-lasting insecticidal bednets. Like in most residual transmission …

Frank Sandra Tenywa

Research Officer

Mr. Frank Tenywa joined Ifakara Health Institute in 2014 as a Research Officer. He holds, BSc. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from university of Dar es Salaam since 2013. In 2016, Frank was awarded a Master’s fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine to pursue MSc. in Epidemiology at University of Basel. He will be developing Attractive Toxic Sugar Baited Resting Places (ATSB-RP) for controlling Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. As a Research Officer, Frank has worked on projects tilted “Homemade fruit-based attractive toxic sugar bait against Anopheles arabiensis in Tanzania” and “Evaluation of Lantana camara sterile species against indoor and outdoor biting malaria mosquitoes”. Also he has worked as consultant, testing different biochemical attractants to increase attractiveness of mosquitoes to ATSBs. He has participated in designing and conducting experiments, collecting and analysing data. He also works as a collaborator on a project tilted “Phase II Experimental hut and Phase III community study for evaluation of Semi Shield TM  50WG for Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) in Tanzania”. His career interest in research is to conduct researches on vector control of tropical diseases. Also he would like to participate in mentoring the junior scientists as lecturer of biostatistics and mathematical modeling.


Evaluation of attractive Toxic Sugar bait resting place against Dengue Vectors in Urban Tanzania

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