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).

Our Projects

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