Zawadi Mageni

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Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

Recent Projects

Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa

This is an evaluation study that IHI is conducting in collaboration with London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. The research takes place in the context of an innovative intervention …

Vaccine Delivery Costing Study

As countries drive towards achieving high and equitable coverage of life-saving vaccines, the availability of sustainable, equitable, and predictable financing for vaccine delivery is essential. Over the last two decades, …

Zawadi Mageni

Research Scientist and Senior Grants & Contracts Officer

Ms. Zawadi Mageni has served as a researcher at the Ifakara Health Institute since June 2011, and currently an affiliate of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), in the UK. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and Earth Science from Carthage College, U.S.A, and a Master’s degree in Infectious and Tropical Diseases from the LSHTM. Ms. Mageni was the recipient of a Certificate in Leadership from Carthage College, U.S.A: Character Quest. Currently she is enrolled as a PhD student at LSHTM, whereby she is focusing on malaria bed-net interventions. Ms Mageni is involved in two key projects at Ifakara Health Institute focusing on the useful life of bed-nets for malaria control in Tanzania: Attrition, Bioefficacy, Chemistry, Durability and Insecticide Resistance (ABCDR), and decoding perceptions, barriers and motivators to net care and repair in Tanzania. Her extensive research experience in the field is showcased through her publications specialising in the durability of net intervention programmes and modelling of vector transmissions and infection prevalence. Ms Mageni is the appointed Grants and Contracts officer at Ifakara Health Institute.

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Projects

Measuring the useful life of bed nets for malaria control in Tanzania: attrition, bioefficacy, chemistry, durability and insecticide resistance

Care and repair of bed nets: perceptions, barriers and motivators associated with care and repair of mosquito nets in Tanzania

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