Martha Lukumay Baare

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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 …

Martha Lukumay Baare

Chief Human Resources and Operations Officer

Ms. Martha Lukumay Baare is the Chief Human Resources and Operations Officer at IHI.She is responsible for overall management of Human Resources, Operations and Administration of the Institute.  She is a trained HR professional with a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources, Management and a MBA, with over 15 years’ experience in Human Resources Management & Administration. Before joining IHI in 2013, Martha Worked with PSI / Tanzania as Director of HR and Administration for seven (7) years, she also served as a Senior Associate for PSI Global Human Resources Network. Ms. Martha has also worked with other companies including Vodacom Tanzania.  She is a member of various HR bodies, HRSTA and PAMOJA HR group for USAID funded NGOs and IIG.  Outside Tanzania, she is a member of the HR Directors group, CIPD and Inside NGO.  In addition to her full time work Martha Mentors young HR professionals and provides professional consultation/support to  HR colleagues and non HR practitioners on HR and Administration matters. Ms. Martha is passionate about people and believes everybody can make a difference in an organization regardless of their position.


Masters of Science degree course in public health research: offered jointly by Ifakara Health Institute & NMAIST

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