Tanzania: Mwinyi - Strengthen Unity to Address Child Abuse, Covid-19
[Daily News] PRESIDENT Hussein Mwinyi yesterday led national Eid prayers followed by Eid Baraza in North Pemba, where he reminded the public on the importance of maintaining and strengthening unity, especially to win war against child abuse, illicit drug and Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: First Run Covid-19 Vaccine Public Awareness Campaigns
[Daily News] AS the world feels caged by Coronavirus (COVID-19) and economies as well as social lives, in one way or another must have been affected since it started taking its toll in China, it is worth praising the World Health Organization (WHO) for constant fight with governments and now recommending vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania On List of Countries Set to Get Dutch Vaccine Donation
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The Netherlands has shown promise to include Tanzania in its donation of 745, 000 doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines intended forto people in low and middle income countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Way Forward for Tourism Sector in Tanzania Amidst 3rd Covid-19 Wave Threats
Discussion on covid-19 and how it has traumatised women industrialist in the tourism sector that featured on front page daily news (dated 15th July 2021) on special focus on women stuff incited my point of view on what Tanzania need to do to institute a doable long-term strategy to help enhance the tourism sector in Tanzania amidst covid-19 related paraphernalia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Mwanza Sees Decline in Covid-19 Patients
[Daily News] THE number of Covid-19 patients in Mwanza Region has declined as a result of continuous public awareness campaigns, the Regional Medical Office (RMO) told the 'Daily News' yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

You ’re Missing Microbes. But Is ‘Rewilding’ the Way to Get Them Back?
The science behind the idea of restoring the intestinal microbiome to an ancestral state is shaky, skeptics say, and in some cases unethical. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Hadza Tribe Microbiology Digestive Tract Diet and Nutrition Feces Bowels Obesity Fiber (Dietary) Immune System Sonnenburg, Justin L Leach, Jeff Tanzania Research Probiotics Bacteria Science (Journal) Source Type: news

Tanzania: Covid-19 Third Wave Intense, Warns VP
[Daily News] THE Vice-President Dr Philip Mpango has stressed on the need for Tanzanians to work hard while adhering to necessary precautions against the Covid-19 pandemic, which is ravaging the global health system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Zanzibar Kicks of Covid-19 Vaccination, Orders Another Consignment
[Citizen] Zanzibar -- Zanzibar has placed more orders for Covid-19 jabs as vaccination of health workers kicks off on the Isles. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: How Covid-19 Has Shaken Women in Tourism
[Daily News] Tourism sector is among major sources of employment, tax revenue, and foreign exchange earnings in Tanzania. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tirdo Unveils New Drug to Heal Respiratory Problems
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- As the fight against Covid-19 gathers momentum, the Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organisation (Tirdo) has developed a drug - known as 'Buyegi' - which can treat conditions related to respiration. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Covid-19 Vaccine Is Voluntary, Zanzibaris Assured
[Daily News] ZANZIBAR Second Vice- President Hemed Suleiman Abdulla has stressed that vaccination against Covid-19 is purely voluntary and safe as guaranteed by our medical experts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Nine Covid-19 Unit Staff At Dar Airport Suspended for Absenteeism
[Daily News] Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Permanent Secretary Prof Abel Makubi has suspended nine staff at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA)'s COVID-19 Testing Unit in Dar es Salaam for absenteeism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Close to 300 People On Oxygen Machines As Country Records 408 New Covid-19 Cases
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Tanzania has recorded 408 new Covid-19 cases since the third wave of the viral disease broke out across the globe, Health Minister Dr Dorothy Gwajima revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Foundation to Establish Special Fund to Honour Late President Mkapa
[Daily News] The Benjamin Mkapa Foundation (BMF) is on a mission to establish a special fund to be contributed by development partners, health stakeholders and well-wishers, an initiative that will enable the foundation to continue improving provision of health services in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - July 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Depression, suicidality and associated risk factors among police officers in urban Tanzania: a cross-sectional study - Njiro BJ, Ndumwa HP, Msenga CJ, Kawala T, Matola E, Mhonda J, Corbin H, Ubuguyu O, Likindikoki S.
This study examined the prevalence of depression, suicidality and as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tanzania: Obesity Fuels Rise in Non-Infectious Diseases
[Daily News] A NEW study conducted by the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) has shown that obesity cases are rising in Tanzania, increasing the risk of non-communicable diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Steel Industries Meet Health, Safety Standards
[Daily News] THE government has been satisfied with improvements of infrastructures for health and safety in steel industries in the Coast Region. The improvements were in the wake of directives that the government issued last May after an accident occurred in one of the steel industries, Fujian Hexiangwang, killing two people. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: These Are the Regions Hit By Third Wave of Covid-19 Pandemic
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- President Samia Suluhu Hassan has reminded Tanzanians to continue taking precautions to protect themselves from the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, citing some of the regions that have so far been hit by the wave. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: NGO Hails Samia On Fight Against Malnutrition, Stunting
[Daily News] THE Partnership for Nutrition in Tanzania (PANITA) has hailed President Samia Suluhu Hassan for assuring continuous efforts to fight stunting and malnutrition in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Call for New Measures to Tackle Ncds
[Daily News] RESEARCHERS have requested the government to employ new measures in reducing the increasing rates of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the county, saying the current efforts are focusing on treatment and not prevention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Amref Africa Pledges Support to Govt in Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign
[Daily News] AMREF Health Africa has commended the government for collaborative efforts aimed at reducing HIV/Aids infection and drug abuse in the country, pledging more support to the health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Small-Scale Farmers Receive Support to Improve Food Security in Face of Covid-19 Pandemic
[IFAD] Rome -- The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide funding to assist 6,240 vulnerable small-scale farmers in rural Tanzania impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The IFAD grant will help farmers access inputs, provide market linkages and access agricultural and market information to improve their productivity and increase their resilience. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Covid-19 Vaccine Importation Nears
[Daily News] THE government revealed yesterday that first consignment of the Covid-19 vaccine will land in the country in a six months period, emphasising on precautionary measures in schools as they re-open today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Zanzibar Embarks On Cholera Vaccination Campaign
[Daily News] Zanzibar -- ZANZIBAR has begun cholera vaccination exercise, a campaign that targets to eliminate the epidemic in the Isles by 2028. The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated the vaccine and equipment to support the exercise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Universal Health Bill Due in September
[Daily News] MINISTER for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr Dorothy Gwajima has called on the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to expand its coverage following the government's plan to table the Bill for Universal Health Coverage for nationals in September, this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Male and female conceptualizations of sexual harassment in Tanzania: the role of consent, male power, and social norms - Wamoyi J, Ranganathan M, Mugunga S, St öckl H.
Sexual harassment is pervasive worldwide, yet there is a lack of clarity on its conceptualization in many settings, especially in low-income countries. Context-specific conceptualization of sexual harassment is vital to develop effective measurement tools,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania Issues Temporary Flight Restrictions to Control Covid-19
[Daily News] TANZANIA has banned flights to and from the countries affected by the Covid-19 pandemic as a means to contain the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania to Release Guidelines On Covid-19
[Monitor] The Tanzanian government has said it is reviewing its guidelines on controlling the spread of Covid-19 following a third wave of the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: U.S. Exudes Readiness to Help Tanzania's Covid-19 Jabs Agenda
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The United States government said on Tuesday that it will help Tanzania in its plan to make Covid-19 vaccines available to those willing to get the jabs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania Publishes First Covid-19 Data in Over a Year
[VOA] Dar es Salaam -- For the first time in more than a year, Tanzania has released figures on coronavirus, confirming 100 cases since a third wave of infections began. President Samia Hassan says Tanzania has budgeted $470 million to buy COVID-19 vaccine. The actions mark a sharp turn from Hassan's predecessor, the late John Magufuli. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Does a New ‘Gold Standard’ Really Protect Miners?
A 15-year-old boy working alongside a teenage girl at an artisanal and small-scale mine in Odahu, Amansie West district, Ghana. Credit: Juliane Kippenberg/Human Rights WatchBy Juliane KippenbergBERLIN, Jun 29 2021 (IPS) Many products these days come with the promise that workers and communities all along their supply line  are protected from abuse  under a particular standard or code of conduct. Since the United Nations adopted the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights a decade ago, a plethora of such certification systems have emerged, including for  mining  and connected industries ranging ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Juliane Kippenberg Tags: Global Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Natural Resources Source Type: news

Regulating commercial motorcycle fleets - a survey in Tanzania [conference abstract] - Perego P, Biassoni F.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 5D.003   Background In Tanzania, the number of registrations for two- or three-wheeled vehicles has been climbing since 2006. In 2016, more than 50% of registered vehicle... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Strengthening road safety policies: examples from Philippines, China, India and Tanzania [conference abstract] - El-Turky M, Bruce-Raeburn A, Bullick L.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 1D.004 Context The Global Health Advocacy Incubator's (GHAI's) support for road safety policy change across four countries provides lessons for advocates across diverse ge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Tanzania: Govt Employs 9,675 Teachers, Health Workers
[Daily News] THE government yesterday announced the names of 9,675 new education and health workers who have been employed in fulfillment of President Samia Suluhu Hassan's promise of April this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Combating Covid-19 Third Wave Samia Pulls Clerics On Board
[Daily News] AS Tanzania grapples with the third wave of Covid-19, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has called on religious leaders to toughen the war against the scourge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Zanzibar Embarks On Cholera Vaccination
[Daily News] PREPARATIONS are almost complete for 327,000 Zanzibaris in Unguja and Pemba to get vaccinated against cholera under the country's ambitious strategy to eliminate the disease by 2028. Ministry of Health, Social Welfare, Elders, Gender and Children Director, Dr Abdallah Suleiman told journalists here yesterday that the first five-day phase of the jab will start on July 3 through July 7, 2021, with the second phase scheduled for July 31 through August 4, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania Kept Covid-19 Data All Along, Says Deputy Minister
[East African] Dar es Salaam, (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Dar Imposes Mandatory Mask-Wearing
[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM Regional Commissioner Amos Makalla has ordered city residents to take necessary precautions against Covid-19 including wearing facemasks and sticking to guidelines issued by the government and health professionals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Media Should Be Additionally Empowered in Covid-19 Fight
[Daily News] SURELY, the world has seen several outbreaks of natural disasters of earthquakes, tsunami and predicted how to be alerted if another one is on the edge of erupting, but failed on diseases like Ebola virus, Yellow Fever, Zika, Influenza, Cholera, you name it including the Spanish flu that killed more than 50 million people more than the death toll from the First World War. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: We've Maintained Covid-19 Data All Along, Says Minister
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The government said yesterday that it never stopped keeping track of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country despite having stopped releasing data in May, last year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kagera RC Warns Residents Not to Relax On Covid-19
[Daily News] Kagera Regional Commissioner (RC), Major Gen Charles Mbuge has appealed to residents not to relax on Covid-19 and should take necessary precautions including wearing masks, use of sanitizers and hand washing with soap and running water. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Zanzibar Gets Set to Control Covid-19 Third Wave
[Daily News] ZANZIBAR yesterday announced stringent preventive and control measures against the third wave of the deadly Coronavirus but maintained that the islands remain safe and free from the infection. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania Out to Clarify More On Covid-19 Vaccination
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The government will issue clarification and awareness on Covid-19 vaccinations soon, a senior official said yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: What Will It Take to Effect the Covid-19 Precautions With a Third Wave Looming?
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The government on Saturday June 19, alerted the nation of an impending outbreak of the third wave of Covid -19 pandemic encouraging citizens to take all the necessary precautions against the killer virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Why Technology Likely to Maintain Role Post-Covid
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The advancement and adaptation of technology came in handy to mankind during the Covid-19 era across the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Authorities Warn of 3rd Wave of Covid-19
[VOA] Dar es Salaam -- A few days after Tanzania expressed its interest in joining the COVAX global vaccine-sharing facility, the government warned citizens of a third wave of COVID-19 and directed that all precautions to be taken, including the wearing of face masks. Authorities say cases are on the rise in all bordering countries, including Uganda, and that there are indicators the disease may again hit the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Govt Warns of Third Wave of Covid-19 Infections
[Daily News] The government yesterday warned of a possible eruption of the third wave of Covid-19 infections, calling on citizens to stick to guidelines and all advised preventive measures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania to Join Covax Vaccines Sharing Facility
[VOA] Dar Es Salam, Tanzania -- Tanzania has asked to join the COVAX global vaccine sharing facility and start its first coronavirus immunization campaign - more than 15 months after the start of the pandemic. The new policy is a major departure from the policies of late president John Magufuli, who denied coronavirus existed in Tanzania and dismissed the vaccines as dangerous. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania Applies for U.S.$571 Million Loan to Fight Covid-19 Effects
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The government has officially applied for a $571 million (about Sh1.3 trillion) loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help in tackling economic challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

East Africa: Burundi Reopens Borders With Tanzania, Suspends Mandatory Quarantine
[Nation] Burundi on Monday reopened its Kobero-Kabanga and Mugina borders with Tanzania, which were closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news