We're a world class research Institute

We exist to improve health and wellbeing of people

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

IHI Data Repository

Our Data Repository provides information from hundreds of our past projects that can be useful for research, training, policy and action.


Ifakara Hub

A vibrant community of inspiration, ideation and collaboration for solution development

ISO 9001: 2015

Since 2018, our management system has been certified as ISO 9001: 2015 compliant

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).


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I welcome you to learn about IHI.

We’re influencing policy; taking science to the public; and optimistic about the future


COOPERATION: Swiss envoy highlights health research support as she meets President Samia in Dodoma

Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Patricia Danzi met with Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan in Dodoma today durin…

Nov. 26, 2021

DIRECTIVE: Health Minister tells facilities to draw plans for adopting NEST360 program

Tanzania’s Health Minister, Dr. Dorothy Gwajima, has directed facilities in the country to prepare plans for adopting the NEST360 (Newborn Essential Solutions an…

Nov. 17, 2021

IMPACT: Ifakara researcher appointed trustee of UK royal charity

Ifakara Health Institute physician and clinical research scientist, Dr. Said Jongo, has been appointed trustee of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (R…

Nov. 11, 2021


FORUM: Ifakara at University of Dar es Salaam’s “Data Tamasha” 2021

Ifakara Health Institute’s Mathematical Modelling and Data Science Capacity Project, led by Dr. Samson Kiware, takes part in the Data Tamasha 2021 at the College…

Dec. 6, 2021, 8:00 - 17:00

#AIDSDAY2021: Raising the voice of adolescents, youths to "end inequalities, AIDS, and pandemics"

On the international AIDS Day today, experts at the Chronic Disease Clinic of Ifakara (CDCI), come together to highlight progress made towards ending HIV/AIDS and also…

Dec. 1, 2021, 9:00 - 15:00

FORUM: Ifakara shines at 2021 national non-communicable diseases conference

Eleven (11) researchers from Ifakara Health Institute and collaborating partners presented at the third national scientific conference on non-communicable diseases hel…

Nov. 23, 2021, 9:00 - 15:00