Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Tanzania


Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is one of Africa's most eminent health research organisations. With a history of more than 50 years, IHI is an independent, non-profit organisation, registered in Tanzania and led by Tanzanians.

IHI conducts a wide range of health-related research, including biomedical and environmental studies, trials of drugs, vaccines and diagnostics, health-systems research, and monitoring and evaluation.

IHI develops and employs world-class Tanzanian scientists, including 25+ PhD-holders. Through its investment in training, the organisation now produces ~10 new PhDs annually and supports a similar number to pursue graduate studies.


Dr Fatuma Manzi,
Ifakara Health Institute,
P O Box 78373,
Dar es Salaam.
fmanzi [at] ihi [dot] or [dot] tz (Email)