Gumi Abdallah

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IHI names winners of research, innovation fund

[Right-Left] Getrud, Beatrice, Theckla, and Tutu.Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) has named recipients of the 2017/18 Director’s Research and Innovation Fund. This is an internal funding mechanism aimed to support specific …

Study reports boys, girls start working in the mines at 7

(Dar es Salaam, May 8, 2018). New findings of a formative study by Ifaraha Health Institute (IHI) and partners which focused on children in mining show that child miners, both …

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 …

Gumi Abdallah

Research Scientist

Mr. Gumi Abdallah is a social scientist working with Ifakara Health Institute, since 2009, after graduating with a BA in Sociology from the University of Dar es Salaam. He is currently working with a project on quality improvement project on maternal and newborn health operating at the district scale. Previously, Mr. Abdallah has also worked with the Water and Sanitation project; malaria vaccine project; maternal and newborn health project on community ability in recognition, decision-making and access to care for maternal and newborn illnesses. During his time at the Institute Mr. Abdallah worked was on another project on quality improvement project in maternal and newborn healthcare in community and health facilities as well as district health management team. This led to his involvement in the quality improvement project. He also worked on the INESS project that assessed the effectiveness and safety of new antimalarial in real life health systems. Mr Abdallah’s research interest lies in health system strengthening, health policy analysis and translation. He has co-authored different publications related to malaria and HIV/AIDS.

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Quality improvement in maternal and newborn health at district-level

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