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The Ifakara Health Institute will co-sponsor a virtual webinar titled, “Rethinking Malaria in the Context of COVID-19” with Harvard University on September 1, 2021. Join us to share findings from the year-long "Rethinking Malaria" global consultation and lessons learned from elimination countries. The discussion will span research perspectives; public policy, political, and advocacy perspectives; and programmatic perspectives.
Webinar: Rethinking Malaria in the Context of COVID-19
September 1, 2021
(6am–9am CST | 12pm–3pm GMT
1pm–4pm WAT | 2pm–5pm CEST
This event is free and open to the public via live stream in English and with simultaneous interpretation in French, Portuguese, and Spanish languages.
Moderated by Professors Rose Leke (University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon) and Dyann F. Wirth (Harvard/Broad Institute), this event will feature the following speakers:
• Pedro Alonso, Director, WHO Global Malaria Programme
• Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography, Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard Chan
• Githinji Gitahi, Group Chief and Executive Officer, Amref Health Africa
• Kamini Mendis, Professor Emeritus, University of Colombo
• Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organization
• Leonardo Simão, Executive Director, Fundaćão Joaquim Chissano
• Specioza Naigaga Wandira Kazibwe, Senior Presidential Advisor, Population & Health and Vice President Emeritus, Republic of Uganda
• and others distinguished speakers
Agenda, speaker bios, and registration information is here. Check below link to register.more details
You're invited to a MasterClass with Prof. Marcel Tanner under the theme: "Malaria Strategies." This will be part of "Ifakara MasterClasses in Public Health & Medical Entomology" series now on episode XXX. The MasterClass will be held virtually on August 12th, 2021 from 2pm EAT.
Register in advance for this meeting: https://ternet-or-tz.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItd-ugpzgtE9E11Un1nYxpCaJTUtNsxXTnmore details
A fully funded PhD studentship commencing in June 2021 is available at our Bagamoyo site. The studentship will be funded through the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP). The studentship will provide the awardee with an opportunity to carry a PhD project with IHI in collaboration with the University of Oxford.more details
Ifakara. Ifakara Health Institute and partners on Thursday, May 6th 2021 unveiled a new building that will house a clinic for heart and lung diseases. The new clinic services target a population of one million people mainly in the Kilombero Valley and surrounding areas.more details
Katika kuadhimisha Siku ya Wafanyakazi Duniani 2021 hii leo, Mkurugenzi wetu Mkuu, Dk. Honorati Masanja, ana ujumbe mahsusi kwa wafanyakazi wote.more details
In marking the International Workers Day 2021 today, our Chief Executive Director, Dr. Honorati Masanja, has a special message to staff and other workers.more details
It's now confirmed that Tanzania has the first case of #CoronaVirus. Ifakara Health Institute has coordinated compilation of 'Important Information Regarding CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) for all IHI staff and partners. The general notice, signed by IHI Cheif Executive Director, Dr. Honorati Masanja and Ifakara COVID-19 team leader, Dr. Ally Olotu, urges staff and partners to be sure to follow health experts' guidelines on #CoronaVirus while staying vigilant. #CoronaVirusmore details