Mery faces a daily challenge — how not to join the 1,000 young women diagnosed with HIV each day. The Sauti Project in Tanzania is supporting her decision to stay healthy with prevention services and more.
Njombe, Tanzania—Tumpe Chaula, the mother of a 9-year-old daughter, noticed the tents down the street from the bar where she works. A team of community health workers were offering free health services there, including HIV counseling and testing and family planning, as well as screeni
Assistant Administrator for Global Health Dr. Ariel Pablo’s-Mendez visited Kiwangwa Dispensary and Bagamoyo in Bagamoyo District, Coast Region. Kiwangwa Dispensary is one of the 53 sites implementing the Pay for Performance (P4P) in Bagamoyo district out of 82 sites. In this district
While holding events to mark the 51 years of the revolution early this year, the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar launched of the first Neurosurgery Unit at the Mnazi Mmoja Referral Hospital in Zanzibar. The event was officiated by Zanzibar President and Chairperson of the Revolut
Although Tanzania’s HIV prevalence in the general population has gone down from 7% in 2004 to 5.1% in 2012, unfortunately, the achievements made in the general population have not translated into progress for all. Key and vulnerable populations ( sex workers, men who have sex with men
The USAID-flagship Maternal and Child Integrated Program (MCHIP) Voluntary Medica Male Circumcision (VMMC) Project led by Jhpiego, this week held its first end-of-program results-sharing event for Iringa and Njombe regions at Makambako Town. Hallmark MCHIP en-of-program events will be
Early this year the Tanzanian Health and Social Welfare Minister, Dr. Seif Rashid and the Canadian Deputy Minister for International Development, Malcolm Brown, inaugurated a state-of-the art operating theatre in Sangabuye Ward, Ilemela District in Mwanza region. The theatre is meant