Ifakara Health Institute (IHI)

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI)

Consultation date: 25 August 2017

Malaria elimination strategy

The aim of IHI research activities is to move from basic science and discovery to policy and action.

Malaria is a major area of focus within IHI, covering the full spectrum from basic science, through efficacy and effectiveness studies, to policy implementation and health system monitoring. IHI has a whole range of expertise, including entomology, molecular biology, immunology, genetics, clinical sciences and epidemiology.


Leading 43 project(s)

2015 to 2017

Eave tubes for mosquito control

Oct 2014 to Jul 2016

Using chicken feathers to make mosquito nets


Partnering on 18 project(s)

Jan 2013 to Sep 2015

Targeting pregnant women to monitor malaria transmission

Sep 2013 to Dec 2014

Introduction of Eurartesim® in Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Ghana and Tanzania

May 2011 to Mar 2016

AvecNet Consortium – African Vector Control: New tools

Jan 2013 to Jun 2017

Pilot phase for the MAL067 RTS,S immunology ancillary study

Oct 2014 to Oct 2015

ECO-RTS,S - Cost of implementation of malaria vaccination programmes in five sub-Saharan African countries

2016 to 2019

Push-pull strategies in Tanzania and Kenya

Oct 2009 to Oct 2013

Effectiveness and Safety Studies of Antimalarials in Africa (INESS) - Tanzania, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mozambique

Sep 2008 to Oct 2012

The Governance of Health Systems

Nov 2013 to Jul 2015

A Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Study of Eurartesim Dispersible Formulation in Infants With P. falciparum malaria