Dr Mwifadhi Mrisho, PhD - Ifakara Health Institute - Principal Research Scientist

Dr Mwifadhi Mrisho

PhD

Ifakara Health Institute

Principal Research Scientist

Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam | Tanzania

Main Specialties: Public Health

Additional Specialties: Ethics, Maternal and Newborn Health

Dr Mwifadhi Mrisho, PhD - Ifakara Health Institute - Principal Research Scientist

Dr Mwifadhi Mrisho

PhD

Introduction

Dr Mwifadhi Mrisho, holds a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Basel, Switzerland (2008). Dr Mrisho’s thesis on “Neonatal survival in rural Tanzania: Home deliveries, neonatal mortality and subsequent help and health seeking behaviour for the newborn by mothers in rural Tanzania” made a very important contribution to the opening up of the newborn portfolio of research at IHI. He has also contributed to the formation of old people and people with disability as well as eye health care portfolio. His research interest is the development and evaluation of public health interventions for infant and child health and survival, including maternal and newborn health, old people and people with disability and eye health care. His experience ranges from designing studies, supervising data collection, processing, and analysis (quantitative and qualitative), report writing to writing papers for publications. He has published several articles on maternal and newborn health in different reputable international journals. He joined the institute in 2001. Dr Mrisho has done consultancy work for several local and international Non-Governmental Organizations and government agencies. He is a research scientist and Deputy Secretary of Ifakara Health Institute Ethics Review Board .

Primary Affiliation: Ifakara Health Institute - Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

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Publications

23Publications

293Reads

1783Profile Views

449PubMed Central Citations

Barriers, Facilitators and Priorities for Implementation of WHO Maternal and Perinatal Health Guidelines in Four Lower-Income Countries: A GREAT Network Research Activity.

PLoS One 2016 2;11(11):e0160020. Epub 2016 Nov 2.

UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0160020PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5091885PMC
June 2017
24 Reads
4 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

The inescapable question of fairness in Pay-for-performance bonus distribution: a qualitative study of health workers' experiences in Tanzania.

Global Health 2016 11 25;12(1):77. Epub 2016 Nov 25.

Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, P.O Box 7804, 5020, Bergen, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12992-016-0213-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5123229PMC
November 2016
15 Reads
4 Citations
2.250 Impact Factor

Low- and middle-income countries face many common barriers to implementation of maternal health evidence products.

J Clin Epidemiol 2016 08 27;76:229-37. Epub 2016 Feb 27.

Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, RFE 3-805, 200 Elizabeth St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4; Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1W8.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.02.017DOI Listing
August 2016
31 Reads
7 Citations
3.420 Impact Factor

The status of maternal and newborn health care services in Zanzibar.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2016 06 3;16(1):134. Epub 2016 Jun 3.

Ifakara Health Institute, P.O. Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-016-0928-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4893222PMC
June 2016
59 Reads
4 Citations
2.190 Impact Factor

Introducing payment for performance in the health sector of Tanzania- the policy process.

Global Health 2015 Sep 2;11:38. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, P.O Box 7804, 5020, Bergen, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12992-015-0125-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4557903PMC
September 2015
8 Reads
9 Citations
2.250 Impact Factor

Quantification of Human Norovirus GII on Hands of Mothers with Children Under the Age of Five Years in Bagamoyo, Tanzania.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Sep 6;93(3):478-84. Epub 2015 Jul 6.

Environmental and Water Studies, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California; Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University, Stanford, California; Bagamoyo Research and Training Unit, Ifakara Health Institute, Bagamoyo, Tanzania

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0778DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4559683PMC
September 2015
12 Reads
2.700 Impact Factor

Factors affecting community participation in the CDTI program in Morogoro, Tanzania.

J Nurs Scholarsh 2015 Jan;47(1):96-104

Nurse Educator, Global Health Service Partnership, Hubert Kairuki Memorial University, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12121DOI Listing
January 2015
6 Reads
4 Citations
1.772 Impact Factor

Enteric pathogens in stored drinking water and on caregiver's hands in Tanzanian households with and without reported cases of child diarrhea.

PLoS One 2014 2;9(1):e84939. Epub 2014 Jan 2.

Environmental and Water Studies, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America ; Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3879350PMC
November 2014
11 Reads
14 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Timeliness and completeness of vaccination and risk factors for low and late vaccine uptake in young children living in rural southern Tanzania.

Int Health 2013 Jun;5(2):139-47

Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/iht006DOI Listing
June 2013
11 Reads
17 Citations

Clean home-delivery in rural Southern Tanzania: barriers, influencers, and facilitators.

J Health Popul Nutr 2013 Mar;31(1):110-7

Ifakara Health Institute, Mikocheni, Kiko Avenue, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3702365PMC
March 2013
16 Reads
12 Citations
1.390 Impact Factor

A large cross-sectional community-based study of newborn care practices in southern Tanzania.

PLoS One 2010 Dec 21;5(12):e15593. Epub 2010 Dec 21.

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3006340PMC
December 2010
4 Reads
19 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

"These are not good things for other people to know": how rural Tanzanian women's experiences of pregnancy loss and early neonatal death may impact survey data quality.

Soc Sci Med 2010 Nov 12;71(10):1764-72. Epub 2010 May 12.

Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.03.051DOI Listing
November 2010
2 Reads
18 Citations
2.890 Impact Factor

The use of antenatal and postnatal care: perspectives and experiences of women and health care providers in rural southern Tanzania.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2009 Mar 4;9:10. Epub 2009 Mar 4.

Ifakara Health Institute (formerly Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre), PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-9-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2664785PMC
March 2009
7 Reads
78 Citations
2.190 Impact Factor

Understanding home-based neonatal care practice in rural southern Tanzania.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2008 Jul 2;102(7):669-78. Epub 2008 Jun 2.

Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.04.029DOI Listing
July 2008
7 Reads
25 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Health and survival of young children in southern Tanzania.

BMC Public Health 2008 Jun 3;8:194. Epub 2008 Jun 3.

Ifakara Health Research & Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-8-194DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2442074PMC
June 2008
10 Reads
48 Citations
2.264 Impact Factor

Factors affecting home delivery in rural Tanzania.

Trop Med Int Health 2007 Jul;12(7):862-72

Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2007.01855.xDOI Listing
July 2007
6 Reads
101 Citations
2.330 Impact Factor