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We exist to improve health and wellbeing of people
We envision a healthy and empowered population with access to evidence-based health services and solutions.
We’ll strive to achieve this vision by transforming into a center of excellence that informs health policies and delivery of quality services collaboratively through research, innovation, capacity strengthening and program implementation.
Contribution To New Knowledge
Each year, our scientists publish over 100 articles in international journals.
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Ifakara boasts world-class research infrastructure and sites in Bagamoyo and Ifakara.
We value the development of humans as essential for innovation and institutional growth.
We have over sixty active projects.
Severe neonatal infection adaptive platform trials in Africa (SNIP-AFRICA)
The Severe neonatal infection adaptive platform trials in Africa (SNIP-AFRICA) is an African-European collaboration project that aims to improve the treatment of severe infections in newborns. Using an innovative approach, the project will tackle questions …
Infrared Spectroscopy for Mosquito Characterization - "Deep Surveillance"
The Infrared Spectroscopy for Mosquito Characterisation project or simply "Deep Surveillance" aims in advancing and optimizing the Infrared (IR) and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques for rapid assessment of key…
A phase 3 randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study to evaluate the effect of BI-2 supplementation versus placebo on weight gain in underweight infants
This project aims to evaluate the change in weight (standardized for age) of infants who are administered Bi-26, a strain of Bifidobacterium Longum, B Infatis.
As per the World Health Organization (WHO), infant undernutri…
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