Help Desk


Home

Latest News

  • Wireless sensor warns if vaccines get too hot A wireless sensor that sends text message alerts to healthcare workers could help better protect temperature-sensitive vaccines and provide crucial data on storage, transport and distribution infrastructures in developing ...
    Posted by IHI Webmaster
  • Mobile technology supports frontline health workers Primary healthcare in South Africa is notoriously overstretched and under-resourced, making the daily demands of record-keeping, home visits and patient monitoring a challenge for workers.Telemedicine — the remote ...
    Posted by IHI Webmaster
  • Deaths from NCDs increase in rural Tanzania NCD deaths in Africa are expected to exceed deaths of communicable, nutritional diseases and maternal and perinatal deaths combined. In Ifakara, Tanzania, whereas malaria and HIV were the two main ...
    Posted by IHI Webmaster
  • Very little is known about fungal infections in Tanzania The incidence and prevalence of fungal infections in Tanzania is unknown, according to a poster presented at the ICAAC conference in Washington DC early September 2014. The author of the ...
    Posted 15 Sep 2014 23:55 by IHI Webmaster
  • New sputum-independent diagnostic tool for tuberculosis in children The diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) in children is challenging, because sputum samples of children with TB often have a low load of bacilli and are difficult to collect. The European ...
    Posted 5 Sep 2014 01:41 by IHI Webmaster
  • Single-handed efforts will not help to eliminate malaria Participants at the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP2) Country Consultation taking place in Dar es Salaam have warned that efforts to manage malaria may not be successful because in most ...
    Posted 4 Sep 2014 23:34 by IHI Webmaster
  • Did you know that mosquitoes learn? Mosquitoes are continuously learning new survival techniques, a move which scientists say it poses a challenge for existing malaria control interventions. Dr. Gerry Killeen of Ifakara Health Institute says long ...
    Posted 29 Aug 2014 06:57 by IHI Webmaster
Showing posts 1 - 7 of 148. View more »




Welcome to IHI

Welcome to the new, improved IHI website. We hope that visitors enjoy the fresh appearance and find the site easier to navigate. The site will be frequently updated, so please come back again soon! 

To keep abreast of the latest material, sign up to our mailing list, get automatic update alerts through RSS, or "like" IHI on Facebook. Feedback and suggestions on the website are welcome.

For more background on IHI...Read more


Featured Content


  • 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
Showing posts 1 - 2 of 16. View more »


Events