Ilala, Dar es salaam—Amana Hospital, the referral center for Ilala Municipal health facilities, has not received its supplies of safety boxes for disposal of waste generated by injection activities from the Tanzania Medical Stores Department (MSD) since June 2013.
In partnership with Laerdal Global Health and Medtronic, biomedical student engineers working with Jhpiego and JHU-CBID are currently in Tanzania, Nepal, India and Kenya, learning about global health challenges.
Morogoro, Tanzania—Like many Maasai men in Morogoro, Saitoti Lukuwa had never accompanied his two wives to prenatal care. But then he heard the radio ad for free maternal health services on his mobile phone and decided to check it out.
“We have been worried as my (second) wife has
I would like to convey my special gratitude to organizers for providing me the honour to address the delegates of this gathering where Jhpiego is celebrating its 40 years of work around the world, and 14 years in Tanzania.
Dr. Leslie Mancuso, the last time I met your team of hard-w
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (April 22) – On International Earth Day, Jhpiego President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Leslie Mancuso led the Jhpiego staff in Tanzania in planting trees at Charambe Secondary School in Temeke District. This was part of a day of service in the global health
Background: In 2009, the Government of Tanzania embarked on scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services for HIV prevention in 8 priority regions, with the aim of serving 2.8 million boys and men ages 10–34 years by 2013. By mid-2012, more than 110,000 boys and men
Bagamoyo, Tanzania – For almost a decade, Salma Chuma has been spending three to four hours every day, with little or no payment, visiting households in her coastal village of Kisoga. During these visits, she educates women and families on issues ranging from personal hygiene and repr
Wampembe, Tanzania—Wampembe Health Center is an extremely remote health center in western Tanzania, four hours by car from the nearest district hospital on the worst road I have ever seen—100 km of dirt, stones, hills and ruts. The nearest health center that offers basic emergency obs
Late one evening at the Idodi Health Centre in the southern highlands of Tanzania, nurse-midwife Neema Mlunza had just begun her shift. Everything appeared to be routine. Her colleagues had left to escort a patient via ambulance to Iringa Regional Referral Hospital—80 kilometers away—
Iringa, Tanzania—In Tanzania’s efforts to prevent the spread of HIV, Illuminata Sanga is breaking ground and stereotypes. She is among the 200 nurses who are performing voluntary medical male circumcisions (VMMCs) proficiently and safely in an area of Tanzania that has been hit especi