Ifakara Health Institute
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa, with strong track records in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. We are driven by core strategic mandate for research, training and services. The institute’s work spans across a wide spectrum of sciences including biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research, monitoring and evaluation and policy translation. IHI has a history of more than 50 years. It is an independent non-profit organisation registered in Tanzania.
Merck is a vibrant team of specialists in Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials. Merck share a love of science and a passion for technology. Our pursuit is progress for people everywhere. That's why we take a closer look at things, ask questions and think ahead. We've been around for more than 350 years, yet our majority owners are still the descendants of Friedrich Jacob Merck, the man who founded our company in Darmstadt, Germany in 1668. Since then, we have become a truly global company, with around 52,000 employees in 66 countries working on breakthrough solutions and technologies.
National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)
The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is the largest public health research institution in Tanzania. It was established by the Parliament Act No. 23 of 1979 as a parastatal organization under the Ministry of Health. The establishment of NIMR was in recognition by the government of the need to generate scientific information required in the development of better methods and techniques of enhancing disease management, prevention and control in the country.