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2 Opportunities for Medical Doctors at Ifakara Health Institute

Institute Overview

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a prominent research organization in Africa, specializing in developing, testing, and validating health innovations. Its core strategic mandate encompasses research, training, and services, spanning biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research, service delivery, and policy translation.

Position Summary: IHI is seeking a qualified Research Officer responsible for evaluating, diagnosing, treating, and managing patients with HIV and/or Tuberculosis at St. Francis Referral Hospital (SFRH). The Officer will collaborate on the Kilombero and Ulanga Antiretroviral Cohort (KIULARCO) research platform, conduct research projects, and supervise and train colleagues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Treat PLHIV and/or Tuberculosis following national guidelines.
  • Supervise and train medical professionals in diagnosis and management.
  • Diagnose and treat opportunistic infections, maintaining proper documentation.
  • Conduct consultations, ward rounds, and provide health education.
  • Adhere to job descriptions, regulations, and attend mandatory meetings.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine.
  • Certificate of Internship.
  • Registration with the Medical Council of Tanganyika (or application in progress).

Skills and Competencies:

  • Interest in TB/HIV.
  • High motivation for research.
  • Interpersonal skills, collaborative management style.
  • Fluent in Swahili and English.
  • Building and sustaining relationships.
  • Training younger staff.
  • Planning and organizing skills.
  • Result-oriented with professional ethics.

Remuneration: A competitive package will be offered based on IHI salary scales.

Equal Opportunity: IHI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination and harassment-free workplaces.

Mode of Application

Interested candidates meeting requirements should submit application letters, detailed CVs, and relevant certificates via email to

Subject lines should include “RESEARCH OFFICER – CDCI.” Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For detailed informations please download pdf file below

Application Deadline

Submit your application not later than 17:00hrs on Friday, February 9th, 2024,

Contact Information: Human Resources Manager IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE #5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni P.O. Box 78,373 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Email:

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