Martha Baare

In the News

Ifakara scientist explains why ending Tuberculosis requires better diagnostics

Ending tuberculosis through better diagnostics Author: Dr. Frederick Haraka, MD Yes, to end tuberculosis (TB), we need better diagnostic tools! TB is among the deadliest diseases in the world. In …

Study: 12% of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (March 9, 2017). IHI Research Scientist Dr Kim Mwamelo presents findings of the study in Boston, US, last year at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic …

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 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.

Projects

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

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