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  • 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
  • If not Anopheles gambiae, who else? Researchers at Ifakara Health Institute have found that the proportion of the species of mosquito responsible for malaria transmission in Tanzania has declined from 0.2% in 2008 to an ...
    Posted 29 Aug 2014 06:29 by IHI Webmaster
  • Dar hosts crucial malaria meeting An important meeting on malaria will be held in Dar es Salaam on 4th and 5th September 2014 as part of preparations for the development of the next iteration of ...
    Posted 29 Aug 2014 00:32 by IHI Webmaster
  • Young Scientists Tanzania hosts a science competition Ifakara Health Institute has sponsored a special award for excellence in science presented to the winner during the annual Young Scientists Tanzania (YST) science competitions held in Dar es Salaam ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2014 04:32 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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