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Tanzania:What You Must Know About Low Blood Pressure
[Citizen] You might have heard at one point in time that certain pupils fell down after standing still for a long time at the assembly ground while at their schools. Perhaps you wondered how that could happen. Well, it's simple. This could be attributed to a "fall in blood pressure." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Virus That Women Must Strive to Keep Away Now
[Citizen] January is cervical health awareness month, a chance to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from the human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:War On Cervical Cancer - Why We Must Not Relent
[Citizen] January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. It is a month to commemorate the millions of women who have battled cervical cancer across the world and re-dedicate our collective efforts to end otherwise preventable deaths from the malady. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Kigamboni to Have Charity Hospital
[Daily News] HUMAN Relief Foundation (HRF), a global charity organisation, plans to build a multibillion complex for charity at Kigamboni, comprising a hospital, school and orphanage centre, among other facilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Rukwa RC Suspends Fishing Over Cholera Outbreak in S'wanga
[Daily News] Sumbawanga -FISHING activities on Lake Rukwa in Sumbawanga District have been temporarily suspended and several fishing camps burnt in efforts to control cholera outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Kamal Group Launches Unit for Manufacturing Artificial Limbs in Dar
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Dar es Salaam-based Kamal Group has set up a special unit for manufacturing of artificial limbs as it seeks to reach an increased population of the disabled community with its humanitarian project. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Punishment Won't Stop Teen Pregnancies Cause 'Bad Behaviour' Isn't the Cause
[The Conversation Africa] In Tanzania, if you're a schoolgirl and fall pregnant, it could mean the end of your education. Even though successive governments have made a push for girls education, those that fall pregnant are routinely expelled from school, and prevented from returning. Most recently this punitive approach was taken to the extreme when school girls were arrested and may now be forced to testify in court as to who got them pregnant. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 21, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania:New Treatment Guidelines Launched
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government on Friday launched the new Standard Treatment Guidelines and National Essential Medicines List. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Voluntary 'Cut' Mission Starts On Positive Note
[Daily News] Iramba -THE campaign on voluntary male circumcision that aims at reducing the risk of HIV/Aids infections and other diseases has successfully kicked off in Singida Region, with a high number of people turning out for the free service. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 19, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Poor Patients for Free Medical Treatment
[Daily News] ABOUT 600 poor patients are set to benefit from free medical consultations from specialist doctors from one of the best hospitals in India, Narayana, who have arrived in the country for the medical mission. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Botswana:Public Advised to Take Necessary Precautions
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Cholera outbreaks have been reported in East and Central African countries including Malawi,Kenya,Sudan,Mozambique,Tanzania and Angola and Zambia declared Cholera outbreak last year on the 12th October 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Relief for Dodoma Patients As Kidney Transplant Services in the Offing
[Daily News] THE government has revealed that the Dodomabased state-of-the-art Benjamin Mkapa Hospital will officially start offering kidney transplant services and other specialist surgeries by June, this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Jake Glaser - a Courageous Campaigner Against HIV
[Citizen] Moshi -It was during a recent visit to Kibosho Designated Hospital for Moshi Rural District, that he would introduce himself to the public. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 17, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Spousal age differences and violence against women in Nigeria and Tanzania - Izugbara C.
This study explo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Violence and maltreatment in Tanzanian families: findings from a nationally representative sample of secondary school students and their parents - Nkuba M, Hermenau K, Hecker T.
Though the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations aim to end all forms of violence against minors, child maltreatment remains a globally prevalent phenomenon. Despite the fact that parents in numerous countries apply violent discipline methods... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tanzania:Tulia Trust Fund Hands Over Four TV Sets
[Daily News] PATIENTS seeking and undergoing treatment at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) will now be feeling at home as entertainment and news will now be in their reach, thanks to a donation of four TV sets by Tulia Trust Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cholera – United Republic of Tanzania
Disease news outbreak for Cholera in the United Republic of Tanzania (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - January 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Picture It: Visualizing HIV Prevention in Tanzania
(Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Tanzania:Fresh Breath As MNH Inpatients Move to New Facility At Mloganzila Campus
[Daily News] THE Muhimbili National Hospital has begun moving some of its inpatients to the new teaching Mloganzila campus of Health and Allied Services on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Patients Moved to Mloganzila
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government yesterday directed the authorities of Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) to relocate the facility's Internal Medicine department to a new medical centre at Mloganzila, Kwembe on the outskirts of the city. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Katavi to Have Referral Hospital
[Daily News] THE government is expecting to build a referral hospital in Katavi region at a cost of 11bn/-. Already 114 citizens have been compensated for their land and property since 2013 to pave the way for construction of the regional referral facility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors of women's past-year physical IPV perpetration and victimization in Tanzania - Reese BM, Chen MS, Nekkanti M, Mulawa MI.
Recent studies of intimate partner violence (IPV) in high-resource countries suggest that men and women may perpetrate similar rates of violence against their partners, yet the prevalence and etiology of female-perpetrated IPV, especially in comparison wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Tanzania:Cholera Is Stalking Southern Regions
[Daily News] IT is dismaying to hear that seven people have died of cholera following an outbreak of the killer disease in five wards along the Lake Rukwa shoreline. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Four Arusha Pharmacies Closed to Save Lives
[Daily News] AUTHORITIES in Arusha have cracked the whip by shutting down four pharmacies and revoking the licence of one, in the wake of a realisation that, that segment of the medical sector had lately hosted 'death machines'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The association between intimate partner violence and signs of depression during pregnancy in Kilimanjaro Region, Northern Tanzania - Manongi R, Rogathi J, Sigalla G, Mushi D, Rasch V, Gammeltoft T, Meyrowitsch DW.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) against pregnant women is common with severe health consequences to women and their babies. The aim of the present study is to measure the association between IPV and signs of depression among pregnant women attending antena... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Childhood trauma, gender inequitable attitudes, alcohol use and multiple sexual partners: correlates of intimate partner violence in northern Tanzania - Messersmith LJ, Halim N, Steven Mzilangwe E, Reich N, Badi L, Holmes NB, Servidone M, Simmons E, Kawemama P.
Intimate partner violence (IPV), including physical, sexual, emotional, and economic violence, has profound immediate and long-term effects on individuals and communities worldwide. To date, few studies have focused on couples' reporting of IPV. The aim of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tanzania:Shortages of Drugs, Equipment to End Next Year - Dr Shein
[Daily News] FREQUENT shortages of medicines and related paradigm equipment would soon end by July 2019, if the current growth of the economy is maintained in Zanzibar. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Magafuli Visits Ailing Kingunge At Muhimbili National Hospital
[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli shares a light moment with a veteran politician, Mzee Kingunge Ngombale Mwiru, when he visited him at the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) in Dar es Salaam, yesterday. BOTTOM: The Head of State joins conjoined twins Maria and Consolata, in a prayer. They are admitted to the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute. (Photos by State House) (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Magafuli Consoles Conjoined Twins At JKCI
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday paid a visit to conjoined twins Maria and Consolata who are admitted for specialized heart treatment at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:How Tanzania Suffers From Critical Shortage of Blood Experts
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -There is a critical shortage of experts in haematology and blood transfusion services in Tanzania. In that regard, illnesses and deaths directly linked to knowledge shortfalls have continued to pose a major challenge in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Cholera Outbreak Wreaks Havoc in Rukwa Region
[Daily News] Seven people have died of cholera following an outbreak that hit five wards along the Lake Rukwa Basin in Sumbawanga District in Rukwa Region, with 138 others diagnosed with the disease from November 20 last year to January this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Hospital Blood Bank Dries Up
[Citizen] Sengerema -Sengerema Designated Hospital has run out of blood. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Dar Makes Inroads in Burns Care Services
[Daily News] TANZANIA is making a vital and positive step in the health sector by improving the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of burns, thanks to the Burn Project undertaken by the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) and surrounding communities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:District Commissioner Orders Arrest of 55 Pregnant Schoolgirls
[Citizen] Tandahimba -District Commissioner Sebastian Waryuba has ordered the police to arrest 55 secondary school girls who became pregnant in the past two years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 28, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania:Health - Learning More About Sanitation
[Daily News] SECONDARY school students in Bukoba listen to proper sanitation for health that is taught in school too. (File photo) (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Tanzanian Mother Gives Birth to Quadruplets, Asks for Govt Support
[Citizen] A woman who gave birth to quadruplets through a caesarian section at the Morogoro Regional Referral Hospital is asking the government and Good Samaritans to assist her in the care of the babies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 22, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania:10,000 Babies Born With HIV Annually - Minister
[Citizen] At least 10,000 babies are born with HIV annually in Tanzania, the minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu says. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 21, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Production Diversity, Diet Diversity and Nutrition in Sub -Saharan Africa
Raghav Gaiha is (Honorary) Professorial Research Fellow, Global Development Insitute, University of Manchester, England; & Shantanu Mathur is Lead Advisor, Programme Management Department, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Rome, Italy. The views are personal.By Raghav Gaiha and Shantanu MathurNEW DELHI, Dec 19 2017 (IPS)Lack of diet diversity is viewed as the major cause of micronutrient malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa. Imbalanced diets resulting from consumption of mainly high carbohydrate based-diets also contribute to productivity losses and reduced educational attainment and income. Consequently, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Raghav Gaiha and Shantanu Mathur Tags: Africa Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Financial Crisis Food & Agriculture Gender Global Governance Green Economy Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Source Type: news

Tanzania:Here's Why Vitamin D Matters for Good Health
[Citizen] Vitamin D is a nutrient that falls under a group of fat soluble vitamins, the kind that are stored in the body for long periods of time. Other vitamins in the same group are A, E and K. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Challenges of Dealing With Molar Pregnancy in Tanzania
[Citizen] Amina Salumu, 35, was two months pregnant but her belly grew big, as if she was in her second trimester. With this, she had severe nausea and severe abdominal pain including high blood pressure. She sensed something wasn't right. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 19, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania:Four Golden Rules to Follow to Cut the Risk of Getting Cancer
[Citizen] I admit that awareness on cancer still needs to be spread evenly in our societies especially when it comes to how people can avoid cancer risks mainly related to lifestyle habits. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:A Virus Responsible for Many Cancer Cases
[Citizen] There are growing concerns about the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus threatening Tanzanian women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Malaria Drug Makers Must Not Be Stymied
[Daily News] IT has come to light that some municipalities in the country have not paid producers of a mosquito larvae killing chemical a total of 2bn/-. The municipalities received their consignments of the chemical but have remained silent on payment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Water, Water Everywhere, Costs More Than You Might Think
Credit: Water.orgBy Daniel Waldron and Zehra ShabbirWASHINTON DC, Dec 18 2017 (IPS)Without reliable access to water, human beings cannot survive. Yet 3 out of 10 people do not have a safely managed water supply, and 6 out of 10 lack safely managed sanitation. Over 2 billion people drank water that was fecally contaminated in 2015, and the World Bank estimates that the annual cost of poor sanitation is in excess of $260 billion annually. The technologies that can address these shortages are not complicated, but their upfront cost remains unaffordable to many low-income families. In Indonesia, for example, connection to pipe...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daniel Waldron and Zehra Shabbir Tags: Development & Aid Gender Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Tanzania:We've Performed Surgeries On 82 Children - JKCI
[Citizen] Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) has operated on 82 children aged above one year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:JPM's Directive Being Ignored, Firm Laments
[Daily News] MUNICIPALITIES in the country owe the Tanzania Biotech Product Limited, producer of the biolarvacides - ‑ the latest and effective chemical that kills mosquito larvae ‑- more than 2bn/-, a situation that compromises the company's operations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Remote Places to Benefit From Ambitious Drug Supply Scheme
[Daily News] THE supply chain of drugs has recorded an historic landmark in the country as Mwanza Region will from next month use drones to supply drugs in not-easily-accessible areas, particularly in Ukerewe Island. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Cervical Cancer Fight Hots Up
[Daily News] MINISTER for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu has assured Tanzanians that the government through her ministry is looking forward to provide cervical cancer vaccination starting April, 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Giant Rats Increase Their Attack On Tuberculosis in Tanzania
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -The use of giant rats to sniff out the potentially deadly disease tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania is set to nearly double by the end of the year due to successful detection rates, a charity who trains them said on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - December 16, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Community Engagement is Improving HIV Prevention Programs in Tanzania
December 21, 2017Community leaders are key to reaching men with voluntary medical male circumcision services.One afternoon in Masanwa village, in Tanzania ’s Simiyu region, an old man showed up at the outreach clinic, seeking care for a wound.The facility he came to mainly provides voluntary male medical circumcision (VMMC), which helps prevent the spread of HIV. His wound was unrelated to the facility ’s usual services, but the VMMC technical advisor on duty struck up a conversation with him about male circumcision services in the village, with the hope of identifying potential new clients.The man had lived in...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news