Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, IHRDC

Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre (IHRDC) is non profit, independent, district based health research and resource centre, generating knowledge and information regarding priority problems in health systems at district, national and international level through research, training and service support aiming at better health and community development.

Research at the centre focuses on evaluation of health interventions against major health problems in the area and conducts health system research to improve effeciency and effectiveness of district health services. Projects have included malaria vaccine trials and evaluation of community effectiveness of insecticide treated nets implemented through social marketing.

The website contains details of projects, a list of publications and staff as well as details regarding the different units within the organisation