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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.

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


MTAFITI: Ifakara news & events round-up for July 2022 is OUT!

The monthly news and events round-up of Ifakara Health Institute covering the month of July 2022 is already out. The main theme of the current edition is on the quest …

Aug. 3, 2022

STUDY: Multimorbidity requires person-centered care

A team of scientists has shared expert view on “multimorbidity” – two or more coexisting conditions in an individual – focusing on the occurren…

July 29, 2022

IMPACT: Ifakara, partners' "multimorbidity" publication in leading medical journal

Ifakara's Dr. Sally Mtenga, is among the interdisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians from nine different countries across five continents who this month …

July 27, 2022


FORUM: Ifakara engages partners at MUHAS scientific conference in Dar

Ifakara Health Institute participated in the 10th Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) scientific conference which was held recently at the Muhim…

July 29, 2022, From 8:00 hours EAT

ENGAGEMENT: Ifakara, partners draw operational plan for reproductive, maternal, and new-born health

Ifakara Health Institute participated in an annual workshop for Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH+N) interventions held i…

July 28, 2022, From 8:00 hours EAT

ENGAGEMENT: Ifakara, 10 African partners discuss “strategic health purchasing”

Ifakara health Institute alongside ten other African institutes which form the Strategic Purchasing Africa Resource Centre (SPARC) participated in a meeting to discuss…

July 25, 2022, From 8:00 hours EAT