Martha Baare

In the News

Muhas don is new IHI board member

Prof. Kaaya. Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Board of Governors (BOG) has appointed Prof. Sylvia Kaaya member of the IHI Board of Trustees (BOT) effective Wednesday January 10, 2018. The appointment …

Marcel steps down from IHI boards

Prof. Marcel Tanner has stepped down as Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) and Board of Governors (BOG) effective Wednesday January 10, 2018. The Former …

Recent Projects

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 …

Demonstrating complete disruption of residual malaria transmission by eliminating Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from rural Tanzanian villages

In rural south-eastern Tanzania, where malaria prevalence has reduced by >60% since 2000, low-to-moderate transmission still persists despite very high coverage with long-lasting insecticidal bednets. Like in most residual transmission …

Martha Baare

Chief Human Resources and Operations Officer

Ms Martha Lukumay Baare is the IHI Chief Human Resources and Operations Officer. She is in-charge of overall management of Human Resources, Operations and Administration of the Institute.  She is a trained HR professional with a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and an MBA.

Ms Baare has over 15-year experience in Human Resource Management and Administration. Before joining IHI in 2013, she worked with the PSI/Tanzania as Director of HR and Administration for seven (7) years. She also served in the same organisation as Senior Associate for PSI Global Human Resources Network. She had a successful stint at Vodacom Tanzania.

Martha is a member of various HR bodies, including HRSTA and PAMOJA HR group for USAID funded NGOs and the IIG. Outside Tanzania, she is a member of the HR Directors’ group, the 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. She is passionate about people and believes everybody can make a difference in an organisation regardless of their position.


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

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