We have a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health that save lives. Our mission is to improve people’s health and wellbeing through research, training and services.
Our Contribution to New Knowledge in Public Health
Each year, our scientists publish over 100 articles in international journals
Comparative evaluation of different versions of exposure-free mosquito electrocuting traps and barrier screen trap for monitoring outdoor densities and biting time phenotypes by malaria and filariasis vectors in Tanzania
Resource use, availability and cost in the provision of critical care in Tanzania: a systematic review
Availability and functionality of neonatal care units in healthcare facilities in Mtwara region, Tanzania: The quest for quality of in-patient care for small and sick newborns
Our accredited Masters program
We offer a unique accredited Masters of Science in Public Health Research (MScPHR) in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela African Institution for Science and Technology. We have a dedicated Training Center for the program in Bagamoyo, Tanzania.
Our ISO 15189:2012 Accredited Labs
Our BSL II labs in Bagamoyo have been accredited as ISO 15189:2012 compliant by the Southern African Development Community Accreditation Service (SADCAS).
We have over sixty active projects.
Epidemic Detection & Response (EDRP)
The project aims to investigate if satellite imagery can be used/applied to detect epidemics in settings where local data collection and reporting infrastructure are not sufficient. Artificial intelligence will be used to detect high casualty epidemics from satellite…
Isolation and banking for the controlled Human Malaria Challenge “HIC-VAC”
This study aims to bank a local P. falciparum strain from Bagamoyo, Tanzania for blood-stage controlled human malaria infection (CHMI) studies. The study will provide a challenge agent that is relatively more representative of the currently circulating strains in the…
Catalyzing Policy Improvement in Africa (CPIA)
The “Catalyzing Policy Improvement in Africa” – or simply CPIA – project aims to improve Maternal, Newborn, Sexual and Reproductive Health policy(ies) in 5 African countries – Tanzania, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Uganda and Mozambique.
We’re influencing policy; taking science to the public; and optimistic about the future.
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"MTAFITI" - the monthly news and events round-up of Ifakara Health Institute - November 2022 edition is out…Nov. 30, 2022
The establishment and running of neonatal care and stabilization units which are essential in providing quality in-pa…Nov. 30, 2022
A new malaria study involving researchers from Ifakara Health Institute has confirmed that an antimalarial herbal rem…Nov. 29, 2022