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Pharmacists at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Muhas) say they now have preliminary evidence proving that Octopus Soup—popular in Tanzania as Supu ya Pweza—can indeed boost sexual desire in males. However, the study whose findings have not yet...
The World Health Organisation(WHO) on Wednesday recommended widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine for children in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions where the parasite that causes malaria spreads. With 93% of Tanzania’s population living in malaria transmission areas,...
Ever heard of molecular biologists? Dr Deborah Sumari, a research scientist at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is one of them. She was in the news here in Tanzania and beyond after being named recipient of the prestigious “Africa Oxford Initiative...
There is need for increased awareness on proper handling of safe drinking water among Mwanza city residents, a new study published in the Tanzania Journal of Health Research has suggested. World Health Organization (WHO) says 88 percent of diarrheal diseases...
In Summary Malaria vaccine recommended for use in children across Sub-Saharan Africa Historic moment’ broadly welcomed but concerns raised over distribution Vaccine protection ‘incomplete’, other interventions remain vital The World Health Organization’s recommendation of broad deployment of the first...
About 12 per cent of HIV patients in rural Tanzania, aged above 15, were found to have high blood pressure at the time of diagnosis, a new study in the Plos One Journal shows. Read original study here: Incidence and...
Monitoring, screening and administering preventive treatment to individuals who have been in contact with patients newly diagnosed with leprosy, helps curtail transmission of the bacterial infection, potentially reducing the global disease burden, a study says. Researchers say they have evaluated...
Simpler and effective HIV treatment shows lasting health impact among pregnant women in Dar es-Salaam Expert explains how families in another region in Tanzania have benefitted from the intervention Pregnant women living with HIV who were put on early...
By Gemma Todd Research Scientist, IHI At Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), we recognise the changing burden of disease and its geography. A team of researchers at IHI have been conducting analysis on urban health in Tanzania alongside the Institute of Health Equity,...
Scientists at the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have found that the annual risk of Tuberculosis (TB) transmission is highest in prisons, followed by public transport vehicles-particularly among drivers in Dar es Salaam. They have adapted a method for identifying TB...