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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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Ifakara Hub

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

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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


Welcome aboard!

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


REPORT: First of its kind malaria prevalence survey covering all Tanzania districts

Tanzania’s Ministry of Health through the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) initiated a School Malaria Parasitemia Survey (SMPS) to evaluate the prevalen…

May 13, 2022

CLIMATE RESILIENCE: Community, household decisions key to ensuring water quality during extreme weather

Scientists from three African and Asian countries have called for consideration of infrastructure and management decisions at the community and household levels to ens…

March 16, 2022

WOMEN’S DAY 2022: Together, we can #BreakTheBias

It’s Women’s Day today! Ifakara Health Institute Chief Executive Director has issued a special statement in which he affirms IFAKARA commitment to give wom…

March 8, 2022


ENGAGEMENT: Hub hosts “Innovation Week Tanzania” in Ifakara. National event in Dodoma

The Ifakara Innovation Hub (IIH) marked Innovation Week Tanzania (IWTz2022) in Ifakara from May 12-13, 2022. As a player in the innovation ecosystem, the hub organized…

May 20, 2022, 8:30 – 14:00 EAT

ENGAGEMENT: Ifakara project showcases research work at NIMR scientific conference

Ifakara Health Institute’s Mathematical Modelling and Data Science Capacity Project, led by Dr. Samson Kiware, participated in this year’s Annual Joint Sci…

May 19, 2022, 8:00 – 17:00 EAT

ENGAGEMENT: Ifakara innovation hub holds strategic meeting with partners in Dar

Ifakara Innovation Hub (IIH) in collaboration with the Product Development Partnership (PDP) forum held a three-day strategic meeting with their partners to discuss a …

May 11, 2022, 8:00 – 17:00 EAT