Gumi Abdallah

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IHI chief: Hub for innovative minds in the pipeline

(Dar es Salaam) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Chief Executive Director Dr. Honorati Masanja has unveiled plans to establish an innovation hub in the Institute’s birthplace – Ifakara. IHI Chief Executive …

Scientists challenged to go beyond journal publications

(Dar es Salaam) The Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr. Faustine Ndugulile, has urged scientists to consider taking their study results documented in journals a …

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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 …

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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