Isaac Lyatuu

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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 …

Isaac Lyatuu

Research Scientist and Head of Data Systems & Platforms

Isaac Lyatuu is a research scientist with expertise in Data Systems. Mr. Lyatuu has an Msc and BSc in Mathematics and Computer Information System respectively. He also completed courses in Biostatics and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. He has extensive experience working with data collection software applications, data hosting, big datasets and databases, particularly involving health and demographic surveillance. At IHI, Isaac has managed data for different research projects including national-wide research projects such as SAVVY, SARA, SPD, and FACT. He has been a lead software developer for the SAVVY project, which has multiple applications including community mobile data collection apps, an online data portal, and a routine data archiving system. Mr. Lyatuu also provides technical support to the institutional DSS (Demographic Surveillance System) primarily on the openHDS, MIRTH, mySQL and data archiving. Mr Lyatuu is head of the Data Systems Unit where we have a small team that provides data services to research projects. He also participates in scientific proposal and report writing; presentations; and actively engages in different ministerial M&E technical meetings and eHealth Strategy committee meetings. Furthermore, as a member of the national DHIS2 core team he participates in training and building national capacities for HMIS. Mr Lyatuu is interested in digital innovations, high performance and parallel computing and open data sharing.

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