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


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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


Welcome aboard!

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


CALL: Replicate NEST360 program in district hospitals to improve neonatal services

The Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health (MOH), Dr. Seif Shekalaghe, has applauded the NEST360 program for its efforts in reducing newborn deaths in Ta…

Sept. 28, 2022

MILESTONE: Chronic TB can now be treated for only 6 months!

For the first time in the recent medical development history, almost all patients with chronic TB, which is technically called DR-TB, can be treated for six months usi…

Sept. 13, 2022

RESEARCH: New study targets species carrying more malaria

Researchers at Ifakara Health Institute are proposing a new approach for malaria vector control which targets the dominant mosquito species known to “carry more …

Sept. 12, 2022


TOUR: Health ministry deputy PS visits NEST360 program at Temeke hospital

The Deputy Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr. Seif Shekalaghe, visited the Temeke Regional Referral Hospital in Temeke Municipality, Dar es Salaam Region, to inspect …

Sept. 24, 2022, From 10:00 hours EAT

BRIEFING: Ifakara updates the media on the role of community in TB fight

Ifakara Health Institute and the TB Alliance today here host he media and other stakeholders in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) in Bagamoyo for a day-long meeting …

Sept. 13, 2022, From 11:00 hours EAT

TRAINING: Ifakara researcher at Nairobi “process evaluation” workshop

Ifakara Health Institute seasoned researcher, Dr. Ester Elisaria, was awarded a certificate of course completion by Devimpact Institute after successfully completing a…

Sept. 9, 2022, From 8:00 hours EAT