Tanga, Tanzania—The crowd on the back patio of the Arizona Bar wasn’t there for a cold beer or to score or even to unwind after work. The men and women coming and going were there to get tested for HIV, most of them eager for the opportunity to check their status.
As part of antenatal care services at the Ngarenaro Health Clinic in Arusha, couples are counseled on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, birth planning, prevention of malaria during pregnancy, nutrition and danger signs in pregnancy.
Bahati Sanga arrived at Iringa Regional Hospital with his teenage twin sons. He had noticed a poster in the market advertising free male circumcision (MC) services at the hospital clinic. Bahati had been waiting for just such an opportunity. As he had learned from his father, the cons
Jhpiego-supported male circumcision (MC) campaigns in three African countries have expanded access to this important HIV prevention intervention and strengthened health services for clients in a concerted effort to avert thousands of new infections.
Iringa, Tanzania—Tatu doesn’t know how she became infected with the virus that causes AIDS, but the 18-year-old is doing all she can to protect her unborn baby from becoming infected too. On a cool day in the southern highlands of Tanzania’s Iringa region, Tatu stood with nine other p
Iringa, Tanzania—A public health campaign to prevent the transmission of HIV in the Iringa region reached a milestone this week: a government-supported, USAID-funded program provided free male circumcision services to more than 25,000 clients. Iringa has the highest prevalence of HIV
Iringa, Tanzania—A public health campaign to prevent the transmission of HIV in the Iringa region reached a milestone this week: a government-supported, USAID-funded program provided free male circumcision services to more than 25,000 clients.
U.S. Ambassador Alfonso E. Lenhardt today unveiled a new maternity operating room at the Amana Hospital in Ilala District constructed with funds from the American people.
The hospital serves more than 790,000 Ilala residents. According to hospital officials, of the 80-100 women who
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania -- A new maternity operating room at the Amana Hospital in Ilala District was opened Tuesday as part of an ongoing effort to strengthen health services for women and prevent maternal deaths in Tanzania, a project supported by the U.S. government and Jhpiego.