Winifrida Mponzi

In the News

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 …

Winifrida Mponzi

Research Scientist

Ms. Winifrida Mponzi is a program officer with MSc in Entrepreneurship and Development from Mzumbe University. She also has a Bachelor degree in Production and Operations Management from Mzumbe University. She has extensive experience in managing businesses as she worked with FINCA Microfinance Bank as Client Relation Supervisor for 5 years. She also worked with Tanelec Ltd as quality assurance officer. She joined IHI as program officer for Business Development, Entrepreneurship and Partnerships. Currently she is supporting Mozzie Sandals project, the project which intend to Creating low-cost repellent-treated sandals for the prevention against outdoor mosquito biting for protection against Dengue, Zika, Chikungunya and Malaria.


Low-cost mosquito repellent sandals to protect against Zika, dengue, chikungunya and malaria

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