Ifakara Health Institute
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|nearly 600 (in 2009)|
|Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre|
The Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a health research organization with offices in Ifakara, Dar es Salaam, Ikwiriri, Bagamoyo, and Mtwara, Tanzania. The institute conducts health-related research in a variety of areas, including malaria and HIV/AIDS.
A field laboratory of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute was founded in Ifakara in 1956 by Rudolf Geigy. From 1981-1984, it was led by Marcel Tanner. It was renamed the "Ifakara Centre" in 1991, the "Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, IHRDC" in 1996, and the "Ifakara Health Institute" in 2008.
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- Ifakara Health Institute Website
- Ifakara Health Institute Facebook page
- IHI Digital Library on EPrints.org
- Ifakara Health Institute on SDH-Net
- St. Francis Hospital Topography, including the IHI