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  • Revealed: Reasons Dar can’t test ebola Tanzania has the capacity to test the deadly Ebola virus that has sent shock-waves across the globe after killing more than 4,500 in West Africa where hundreds more ...
    Posted 24 Oct 2014 04:36 by IHI Webmaster
  • Professor Jürg Utzinger is new Swiss TPH boss The Board of Governors of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) has elected Prof. Jürg Utzinger as the new director with effect from 1 July 2015. The ...
    Posted 16 Oct 2014 06:47 by IHI Webmaster
  • Fungus killing Aids patients Seventy per cent of HIV/Aids patients in Tanzania are dying from severe fungal infections due to lack of basic essential medical care, researchers at the Global Action Fund for ...
    Posted 16 Oct 2014 06:41 by IHI Webmaster
  • Results of an exploratory study on skin care released A study conducted in Tanzania, Nigeria and Ethiopia has found that the use of specific substances to soften and soothe the skins of newborns was an effective way of reducing ...
    Posted 15 Oct 2014 06:33 by IHI Webmaster
  • Scientists to use chicken feathers to make mosquito nets Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) researchers will recycle chicken feathers from markets and people's homes to produce mosquito nets from keratin fibers (found in hair). This is an innovative project ...
    Posted 2 Oct 2014 04:24 by IHI Webmaster
  • Baited traps to control houseflies and reduce diarrhea in urban slums and rural areas Diarrhea is a leading cause of death among children in most low-income countries. Outbreaks of diarrhea are closely related to an abundance of houseflies and research has shown that ...
    Posted 2 Oct 2014 04:33 by IHI Webmaster
  • Treating water bodies to control mosquito larvae Malaria is responsible for 21,000 deaths in Tanzania each year. In the dry season controlling mosquito larvae (which live in water bodies) are hard  to control because water bodies ...
    Posted 2 Oct 2014 04:39 by IHI Webmaster
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  • New initiative to improve newborn survival in Tanzania In Tanzania, many thousands of babies die in their first five days of life each year. Almost half of all deaths in children under five years happen in the first ...
    Posted 20 May 2014 05:42 by IHI Webmaster
  • Tanzania malaria control forum 2014 Stakeholders at the Tanzania Malaria Control Forum 2014 organised by Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) in collaboration with the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) and Population Services International (PSI) –Tanzania have ...
    Posted 26 Apr 2014 01:18 by IHI Webmaster
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