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Ifakara Health Institute

IHI is best-known for its contributions to malaria research. The organisation hosts the most advanced malaria vector research group in Africa; providing new insights on vector ecology, developing and testing new control methods, and providing surveillance on malaria transmission. On the clinical side, IHI’s research portfolio includes malaria vaccine trials as well as studies to test the effectiveness of drugs and diagnostics.

In recent years, the Institute has developed new research themes, including Maternal and Neonatal health, HIV, Tuberculosis and other major challenges of public health importance.

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African countries must muscle up their support and fill massive R&D gap

Scientific knowledge is a critical driver for human health and wellbeing, economic development and environmental sustainability.

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