Tutu Mzee

In the News

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, …

Tutu Mzee

Quality Assuarance Officer

Tutu Mzee is a Research Scientist at the Ifakara Health Institute. She has worked as a biomedical researcher for many projects including the RTS’s children malaria vaccine.  For the past 6 years she has worked as a Quality Assurance Officer at the institute, responsible for ensuring all projects running at the institute produce quality and integral data. She is responsible to ensure that the projects work in compliance with their respective protocols, as well as institutional, national and international requirements. She also works as one of the facilitators for the Master in Public health Research offered by the institute. She holds a Master of Science in Biotechnology from the Nottingham Trent University in the UK and a Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics from the Free University of Berlin in Germany. She is trained in GCP/GCLP, Quality system and Quality Auditing. Currently she is a PhD candidate at the University of Dar Es Salaam.

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Projects

Evaluation of whole sporozoite vaccines for malaria elimination

Safety and immunogenicity of direct venus inoculation of Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite vaccine in adults, children and infants

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