Tanzania:Serengeti Receives U.S.$175,000 for District Hospital
[Daily News] SERENGETI District has received 400m/-more for the ongoing construction of the district hospital, which is scheduled for completion next September. District Commissioner (DC) Nurdin Babu is optimistic that the funds will help to finish the remaining parts of the construction works. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Relief for Rare Disease Victims As Government Drops Charges On Orphan Drugs
[Daily News] CHARGES on imported orphan drugs have been removed, a move that will make them easily available and affordable as opposed to the current scenario. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:U.S$10 Million Project Eyes Improved Maternal Health
[Daily News] THE government, in collaboration with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Canada, has launched a project worth 25.3bn/-aimed at reducing maternal and newborn diseases and deaths in Mwanza Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 12, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania:Aga Khan Launches U.S.$10 Million Health Project in Mwanza
[Citizen] Mwanza -The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has launched a Sh25.3 billion project that aims at minimizing diseases, maternal and child mortality rates and improving access to reproductive maternal and newborn health (Impact), in Mwanza Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Water Leaks Expose Dar es Salaam Dwellers to Waterborne Diseases
[Daily News] AURELLA Rose a mother of four living in Makuburi ,Ubungo, Dar es Salaam City depends on no permanent source of clean and safe water to cater for her household activities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:State Hires 6,000 Health Sector Staff
[Daily News] THE Regional Administration and Local Government ministry yesterday unveiled a list of 6,180 health personnel recruited to address the shortage countrywide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:What Tanzania Is Doing to Enhance Cancer Treatment - Minister
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -At least 80 per cent of cancer patients report to the hospital when the disease has either reached an advanced or terminal stage, thus increasing the burden of treating them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Why Rayvanny Wants Philanderer Diamond Platnumz to Take a HIV Test
[Nairobi News] Bongo flava artist Rayvanny who is signed to Wasafi Classic Baby has asked his boss Diamond Platnumz to take a HIV test. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Fire disaster preparedness and situational analysis in higher learning institutions of Tanzania - Kihila JM.
Fire disasters are accompanied with devastating impact affecting both lives and properties. The magnitude of the impacts has been severe in places with low levels of fire disaster preparedness. A study was conducted in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to investiga... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Economic cost of substandard and falsified human medicines and cosmetics with banned ingredients in Tanzania from 2005 to 2015: a retrospective review of data from the regulatory authority - Mori AT, Meena E, Kaale EA.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the economic cost of substandard and falsified human medicines and cosmetics with banned ingredients in Tanzania from 2005 to 2015. DESIGN: A retrospective review of data. SETTING: Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority and premis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Tanzania:Control of Sugar Intake - Why It Is Vital for Health
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The public has been cautioned to consider regulating their intake of sugar in order to avoid diabetes, which is among the deadly Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) causing serious health burden. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Obesity Big Problem Fuelling NCDs
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) is increasing throughout the world at an alarming rate, accounting for over 70 per cent of all deaths globally, the recent World Health Organisation (WHO) reports indicate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Go Digital in Fight Against NCDs
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -For Tanzania to register significant success in curbing Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), the country must now leverage the growing digital technology. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Premier Saluted Over Anti-Aids Envoy Role
[Daily News] Geita Gold Mine has saluted the government for its efforts in fighting the HIV/AIDS, and thanked Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa for accepting the role of the country's Ambassador in the war against the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Economic cost of substandard and fake  medicines in Tanzania
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - July 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Can Interoperable Health Systems Really Save Moms and Babies?
June 29, 2018In Tanzania, interoperability is working behind the scenes to bring vaccines to more babies that need them.I used to tell colleagues I was better at discussing the benefits of breastfeeding and handwashing than health information systems.I have a background in natural childbirth instruction and community-based development, and when I started working in digital health a few years ago, I missed the human aspects of global health. I had a shiny new master ’s degree in public health but felt lost in the conversations about canonical data models and reference implementations.  Where were the babies? Wher...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Tanzania:Health University to Host Sixth Scientific Conference in Dar
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Prof Joyce Ndalichako, is scheduled to grace the Sixth Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Muhas) Scientific Conference 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Join the Big Conversation in Tackling NCDs Burden
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL) has launched a Thought Leadership forum that intends to bring together stakeholders from different sectors to discuss various issues impacting the country and suggest the way forward. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Why a Prevention Strategy for Heart Diseases Is Key
[Citizen] For a long time there has been a myth that heart diseases is only for rich and obese individuals. Today in the country cardio-vascular diseases (CVDs) are on the rise. Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in sub-Saharan Africa in adults over the age of 30 years and the sad fact is that this rise is in a poor resource health care system that now has to address the double epidemic of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and infectious diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Mobile Health Clinic to Benefit Hundreds of Dodoma Residents
[Daily News] Dodoma -HUNDREDS of people across Dodoma City are expected to benefit from affordable medical checkups and treatments in the coming weeks as the regional authorities here resume deployment of mobile health clinics to the city dwellers' doorsteps. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Govt Pledges Quality Health Delivery
[Daily News] Dodoma -THE government has expressed its commitment to offer best health services to the public, acknowledging achievement of various health stakeholders in improving maternal health in Kigoma region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:How Nutrition Can Help Tackle NCDs
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Over the recent years, the world has witnessed an alarming transition in diet. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Economic Quest for Sanitary Towels
[Citizen] Tanzania's economic backbone sector employs more than 60 per cent of women. Yet, past experiences have shown Tanzanian women and girls suffocating from the inadequate access of sanitary towels, especially for those living in rural areas. Notably, two weeks ago we joined the big budget winners, women and girls, as the Tanzanian government announced tax exemption on sanitary towels. The sanitary towels gap has been a clearly local development problem, nevertheless, it provided immense market opportunity for (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:200 Arusha Residents Turn Up for Hotel-Sponsored Eye Clinics
[Citizen] Arusha -Over 200 villagers at Kilima Moja and Mto wa Mbu villages on Monday turned up for eye clinic sponsored by Serena Hotel in an effort to fight increasing cases of vision impairments in the area. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Tourists in Anti-Cancer Initiative Via Kili Climb
[Daily News] THE local tourism sector has been given a boost, courtesy of the jetting into Tanzania, of 21 foreigners from Oman, whose goal is to conquer the Kili, as the country's world famous mountain, Kilimanjaro, is fondly known. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sechrist Industries And Dartmouth's Geisel School Of Medicine Work Together To Bring Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy To Tanzania
ANAHEIM, Calif., June 26, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Sechrist Industries, Inc. has partnered with Jay Buckey, MD, Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth College's Geisel School of Medicine, to bring Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) to T... Devices Sechrist Industries, hyperbaric oxygen, hyperbaric therapy, hyperbaric chamber (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tanzania:Malaria War: Change Mindset
[Citizen] The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released surprising findings recently, showing that regions where a higher percentage of under-five children sleep within Insecticide-Treated Nets (ITNs) have the highest malaria prevalence. This means resolving the malaria scourge is going to take more than just bed-nets. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 26, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Millions Respond to Sauti HIV Drive
[Citizen] Dodoma -Slightly over two million people across 14 regions have tested for HIV infection from August 2015 to-date, thanks to the Sauti project, Members of Parliament (MPs) were told over the weekend. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 26, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:No Safe Level of Tobacco Use - Experts
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -When it comes to determining whether or not tobacco consumption leads to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), the renowned anti-tobacco activist, Ms Lutgard Kagaruki, remains categorical, "Even a single stick may kill or leave one sick," she says. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Health Ministry Raises Alarm Over Chikungunya Fever
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Ministry of Health has alerted the public about the outbreak of chikungunya fever after four people were reported to be carrying the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa:Tanzania Adopts Healthy Heart Africa Programme to Combat Hypertension
[Daily News] AN ambitious project to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDS), including the scourge of hypertension ravaging many countries in Sub Saharan Africa, has been launched in Tanzania targeting pregnant women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Study Reveals Startling Findings On Malaria
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Research has revealed startling findings on malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 25, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Government Vows to Sustain Kigoma Feat
[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has vowed to sustain registered achievements when implementing a special project to improve maternal health in Kigoma. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - June 25, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania:200 Kilimanjaro Porters Support PM Majaliwa's Campaign to Test for HIV/Aids
[Citizen] Hai -More than 210 porters who attend to tourists climbing Mount Kilimanjaro have voluntarily tested for HIV/AIDS in their support to the government's initiatives. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

East Africa:Tanzania Still Safe as Rift Valley Fever Threatens Region
[Daily News] The eleventh meeting of the Sectoral Council on Agriculture and Food Security (SCAFS) which has just concluded here has directed the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat to address the issue of Rift Valley Fever promptly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 24, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seasonal Variability in the Gut Microbiome of a Hunter-gatherer Population
Seasonal variability in the gut microbiome of a traditional hunter-gatherer population in Tanzania provides new insights into how diet and modernization may affect bacteria in the gut. (Source: NIDDK News)
Source: NIDDK News - June 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Tanzania:Tanzanian Elders Complain Over Backfired Free-Medical Services
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Representatives of the elderly population today are lining up to raise alarm to Tanzanians that the policy of providing free medical services to elders has backfired. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Anti-Cancer Drive Needs Sustainability
[Citizen] In recent years, stakeholders in Tanzania have come up with various initiatives to raise awareness on cancer prevention and treatment. However, concerns have been raised about the sustainability of such campaigns. To know what it takes to run the campaigns, The Citizen's Reporter John Namkwahe interviewed the Managing Director of the Tanzanian Cancer Society (Tacaso), Mr Franklin Mtei. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:PM Orders Urgent Review of HIV and Aids Law
[Daily News] PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has ordered review of the HIV and AIDs Act of 2015 and immediate amendment of the health policy to allow effective implementation of HIV Self Testing (HIVST) initiative in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:One Step At a Time As Tanzania Fights Lifestyle Diseases
[Citizen] Tanzania is among the developing countries facing the major challenge of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:What Does It Mean When We Speak of NCDs
[Citizen] In 2010, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released a report titled, 'Global status report on non-communicable diseases: Description of the global burden of NCDs, their risk factors and determinants that stated that the diseases were affecting 47 per cent of patients and that, out of the 100 that died, 60 died of NCDs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Sigh of Relief for HIV Patients, Govt Set to Introduce New Range of ARVs
[Daily News] Dodoma -TANZANIA intends to introduce new Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), a first-line treatment for HIV-infected persons early next year, joining other countries battling to end the pandemic globally. This was revealed in Dodoma when Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa launched a new HIV testing campaign "Furaha Yangu (My Pleasure)". (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 20, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Mbowe's Condition Improved, to Be Discharged Anytime
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -After being admitted at the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) on Monday, Chadema National chairman Mr Freeman Mbowe's health is improving. The Opposition leader fainted yesterday and was being treated at MNH. He is expected to be discharged at anytime today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Why Patients Need Not to Rush to India for Treatment
[Citizen] Arusha -The high exodus of patients to India for treatment of chronic diseases is partly due to lack of information on treatment facilities available locally. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Mbowe Collapses, Admitted to Muhimbili
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Chadema national chairman Freeman Mbowe has been admitted to Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) after fainting on Monday morning, June 18, 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Older HIV-Positive Children Should Be Notified
[Daily News] Arusha -CRUSADORS of the rights of children have urged lawmakers to reduce the number of years when a children infected with HIV/AIDS should be informed about their health status. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:'Children Deserve Free Medical Care
[Daily News] A CIVIL Society Organisation (CSO) has urged the government to provide free health insurance to each child in the country in order to help the state achieve the Universal Health Access goal by the year 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Tackling NCDs - Tanzania Faces Tough Journey
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Eight years ago, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that by 2030, up to 52 million lives would be lost globally due to lifestyle diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:In a First for Indian Hospital, Tanzanian Teen With Rare Disorder Undergoes High Risk Surgery
[Citizen] A 19-year-old Tanzanian girl from Zanzibar has gone through surgery at SIMS hospital in Chennai, India for a a rare congenital defect that left her with a bloated stomach. Reports from Indian news outlets, The Hindu and New Indian Express, indicate that Ms Sauda Suleiman Amour was diagnosed as suffering from omphalocele, a condition where the abdomen wall that protects organs such as intestines and liver is thin. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news