Martin Mfikwa

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How healthy is city life in Tanzania?: Ifakara scientists reveal surprising results

How healthy is city life in Tanzania? By Gemma Todd At Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), we recognise the changing burden of disease and its geography. A team of researchers at …

Tanzanian institute develops new technology to fight malaria

As the world and Africa, in particular, continues to grapple with malaria, Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute has developed a new technology that has proven quite effective in fighting malaria. According to the …

Recent Projects

Assessing the progress towards rabies elimination from Pemba Island, Tanzania

Rabies is a deadly disease endemic in dog populations across Africa. Although rabies can be eliminated through mass dog vaccination, there has been little investment in dog vaccination in Africa …

Engaging pastoralists in controlling malaria mosquitoes in their communities

The project is aimed at applying pastoralists’ knowledge to find water bodies during the dry season and accurately identify aquatic habitats that can be treated with larvicide pyriproxyfen (PPF) to …

Martin Mfikwa

Chief Finance Officer

Mr. Martin Mfikwa is the Chief Finance Officer at IHI. He is an experienced finance director with the high degree of integrity and very strong accounting and financial management knowledge. He is an MBA graduate from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, and is a qualified member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom. Mr. Mfikwa is also a registered member of Tanzania National Board of Accountants and Auditors in the category of Associate Certified Public Accountant. With more than 15 years of experience in finance and accounting, Mr. Mfikwa is responsible for overseeing the Institute’s budget, implementing, monitoring and custodianship of all finance and accounting processes, policies, systems, assets and records. Mr. Mfikwa is also responsible for the implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, procurement and stores management. Before joining IHI, he worked with several renowned international companies and NGOs such as CARE International, where he was the Director of Finance. In addition to his experience, Mfikwa has attended a number of international on job trainings.


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