Latest Ifakara Stories

2011-07-13 12:30:00

Scientists in Tanzania are using the odor of human feet to lure in malaria-spreading mosquitoes.

2010-01-11 13:42:44

A Tanzanian program to supply insecticide treated nets to prevent malaria in pregnant women successfully delivers the intervention to only 30% of women, but simple changes could increase effectiveness.

2009-01-15 00:43:18

Surgeons using a simple checklist during major operations can lower deaths and complications by more than one-third, U.S. researcher found.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.