We're a world class research Institute
We exist to improve health and wellbeing of people
We envision a healthy and empowered population with access to evidence-based health services and solutions.
We’ll strive to achieve this vision by transforming into a center of excellence that informs health policies and delivery of quality services collaboratively through research, innovation, capacity strengthening and program implementation.
Contribution To New Knowledge
Each year, our scientists publish over 100 articles in international journals.
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Ifakara boasts world-class research infrastructure and sites in Bagamoyo and Ifakara.
We value the development of humans as essential for innovation and institutional growth.
We have over sixty active projects.
Grand Challenges Africa Meeting 2024 - "GCAM Tz"
The upcoming 2024 Grand Challenges Africa Meeting simply known as the "GCAM Tz" project, will bring together global scientific partners working in malaria control and elimination, and strengthening research development in low-and-middle-income country ecosy…
Molecular determinants and the effectiveness of AgRDT for COVID-19 as compared to gold standard qPCR diagnostic in Tanzania
This study aims to evaluate the performance of the SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test (AgRDT) when compared to the standard quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) method using nasopharyngeal swab samples obtained from health facilities in Tanzania. Addit…
Spatial repellents to reduce the outdoor transmission of malaria
Ifakara Health Institute is conducting a new project titled "Spatial repellents to reduce the outdoor transmission of malaria" which aims to assess the effectiveness of a novel volatile pyrethroid spatial repellent against mosquitoes found in Tanzania.…
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