Irene Richard Moshi

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Vacancy: Office Assistant – IHI Mtwara site office

IHI is looking for an Office Assistant to fill a vacant position at the IHI Mtwara Site Office. She/he will be responsible for handling all day to day activities of …

Join us for the Innovation Workshop on April 8-19

(Ifakara, Morogoro) If you can develop truly novel approaches to health in Tanzania and beyond, and you’re an inventor or entrepreneur, join us for the 2019 #Innovation Workshop in Ifakara …

Recent Projects

Calcium supplementation on pregnant women

Project summary This is a trial-based study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It intends to generate evidence for decision-making on the potential non-inferiority of a lower dose …

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 …

Irene Richard Moshi

Research Scientist

Ms. Irene Richard Moshi is a social scientist specializing in socio-economic aspects of women and child health. She holds a Master of Arts in Demography and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (Social Policy Analysis and Administration), both obtained from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She joined Ifakara Health Institute(IHI) in 2012. Before then,she was working as an independent researcher and focusing on reproductive health and malaria research. From 2012 onwards, Irene has actively and productively participated in several research projects; notably the Outdoor malaria control and Community based knowledge on food storage to reduce child malnutrition in rice farming communities. Currently she is pursuing her PhD studies in Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa funded by the Consortium for Advanced Research in Africa (CARTA). Her main research interests revolve around improving general population’s health, particularly women and children, by focusing on the socio-economic determinants of health.

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Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods

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