“ I Was Blind, But Now I See ” – Celebrating Malawi’s Progress on World NTD Day
Vainesi, a former trachoma trichiasis patient, cheers in celebration knowing that trachoma has been eliminated in Malawi. Vainesi had suffered with the pain caused by trachoma for 10 years before a local disability mobiliser encouraged her to go to the hospital for treatment. By Lazarus McCarthy ChakweraLILONGWE, Jan 30 2023 (IPS) “I was blind, but now I see.” This is what Vainesi, from Salima District in Central Malawi, said after surgery to treat trachoma. A mother of three, Vainesi had been unable to work or provide for her family once the disease began to affect her eyesight. Vainesi is one of millions of Malawians...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 30, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera Tags: Africa Development & Aid Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Tanzania: Mwinyi Calls for Rigorous Fight Against Heart Diseases
[Daily News] Zanzibar -- PRESIDENT Hussein Mwinyi has called for concerted efforts to control the increasing cases of cardiovascular diseases in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 30, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Major Boost for Kibong'oto Hospital
[Daily News] Kilimanjaro -- THE government has set aside some 3.2bn/- for the upgrade of key facilities at Kibong'oto Infectious Disease Hospital (KIDH). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 30, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The cast of'1923' explain how the prequel has expanded the'Yellowstone' universe in the most literal sense:'If Taylor writes you are somewhere, you're …
in "1923." Paramount Network "1923" has expanded the "Yellowstone" universe — quite literally. Unlike the Kevin Costner-led series and "1883," its storylines are scattered across several continents. In a Paramount+ video and Insider exclusive, the cast and crew discuss the drama's global scope.…#juliaschlaepfer #paramountnetwork #kevincostner #paramount #duttons #montana #helenmirren #harrisonford #jacobdutton #tanzania (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate change and drowning risk in Bangladesh and Tanzania and the implications for RNLI programmes - Few R, Omasete J, Geere JAL, Ray-Bennett NS.
This report provides findings from primarily desk-based investigation by the consultancy project team into the impact of climate change on drowning risks at the national scale and specifically in relation to current and potential target populations for RNL... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Risks of intimate partner violence for women living with HIV receiving cash transfers: a qualitative study in Shinyanga, Tanzania - H émono R, Mnyippembe A, Kalinjila A, Msoma J, Prata N, Dow WH, Snell-Rood C, Sabasaba A, Njau P, McCoy SI.
Cash transfers are increasingly used to motivate adherence to HIV care. However, evidence on cash transfers and intimate partner violence (IPV) is mixed and little is known about their safety for women living with HIV. We conducted in-depth interviews with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The role of communities and leadership in ending female genital mutilation in Tanzania: an exploratory cross-sectional qualitative study in Tanga - Mkuwa S, Sempeho J, Kimbute O, Mushy SE, Ndjovu A, Mfaume J, Ngalesoni F.
BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation (FGM) is one of the diehard cultures in the Mediterranean and sub-Saharan Africa. The act involves chopping off part of the female genitals in varying degrees depending on the society. The motive behind this practice i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tanzania: Z'bar VP Calls for More Measures to Control Maternal Deaths
[Daily News] Zanzibar -- ZANZIBAR Second Vice President, Mr Hemed Suleiman Abdulla has asked development partners and health experts to devise more measures for minimizing or preventing maternal and newborn deaths in Zanzibar. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 26, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

'Most of the youth are drinking because they have nothing to do': how idle time facilitates adolescent alcohol use in urban Tanzania - Carney A, Kaaya S, Kajula L, Ibitoye M, Marwerwe G, Sommer M.
Societal factors influencing adolescent alcohol initiation and use are not well documented in Tanzania. The goal of this qualitative study was to explore the structural and environmental factors influencing adolescent alcohol uptake and use in urban Tanzan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tanzania: Gain Calls for Collective Efforts to Root Out Malnutrition
[Daily News] KEY players and stakeholders in the nutrition sector have been advised to form a collective multisectoral effort in order to win the fight against malnutrition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Alliance Calls for Collective Efforts to Root Out Malnutrition
[Daily News] KEY players and stakeholders in the nutrition sector have been advised to form a collective multisectoral effort in order to win the fight against malnutrition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa's ANC mulls selling real estate to plug holes in its finances
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South Africa’s ruling party is scrambling for new sources of funding and considering selling off some of its prized real estate assets to deal with a dire financial crunch caused by an exodus of its private donors, says an internal report seen by Semafor. Under…#johannesburg #southafrica #southafricas #anc #daressalaam #tanzania #southafrican #cyrilramaphosa #jacobzuma (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India's Population to Overtake China's in Early 2023
Updates to United Nation Population Division data has moved the date at which India would overtake China as the world's most populous nation forward to 2023. Demographers have long agreed that the shift would happen, but disagreed on when. As China's population started to grow much more slowly in…#nigeria #ethiopia #tanzania (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Predictors of spinal trauma care and outcomes in a resource-constrained environment: a decision tree analysis of spinal trauma surgery and outcomes in Tanzania - Leidinger A, Zuckerman SL, Feng Y, He Y, Chen X, Cheserem B, Gerber LM, Lessing NL, Shabani HK, Hartl R, Mangat HS.
OBJECTIVE: The burden of spinal trauma in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is immense, and its management is made complex in such resource-restricted settings. Algorithmic evidence-based management is cost-prohibitive, especially with respect to sp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigerian crypto exchange Roqqu receives European virtual currency license
Nigerian crypto exchange Roqqu was granted a virtual currency license for the European Economic Area, after two years waiting for the permission from regulatory authorities. The move allows the firm to operate in 30 countries and broaden its services within one of the world's largest crypto…#tanzania #africans #kenya #roqqu #africa #cointelegraphroqqu #nigeria #ponzi #middleeast #ghana (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news