Tutu Mzee

In the News

Bagamoyo academy pupils briefed on product testing at IHI

(Bagamoyo) The IHI Vector Control Product Testing Unit in Bagamoyo today hosted pupils from Stephen Tito Academy who visited the IHI Kingani site to learn about malaria research. IHI’s Emmanuel …

IHI chief: Hub for innovative minds in the pipeline

(Dar es Salaam) Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Chief Executive Director Dr. Honorati Masanja has unveiled plans to establish an innovation hub in the Institute’s birthplace – Ifakara. IHI Chief Executive …

Recent Projects

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 …

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 …

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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