Africa: Censorship, Misinformation Have 'Devastating' Impact On Global Health Crisis - Amnesty International
[AI London] New report outlines how governments are using legislation to silence journalists and media outlets China, Russia, Philippines, Nicaragua and Tanzania among the many countries censoring journalists Social media companies also facilitating rapid spread of Covid-19 misinformation 'Five million people have lost their lives to Covid-19 - and lack of information will have likely been a contributory factor' - Rajat Khosla (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania to Receive 500,000 Doses of Pfizer This Month
[Daily News] THE government announced on Sunday that Tanzania will receive 500,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as part of 3.7million jabs which will be released under the COVAX facility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tz On Right Truck to Cut Drug Importation
[Daily News] TANZANIA is set to reduce importation of medicines and medical supplies following the completion of Mbeya - based pharmaceutical industry which has capacity of producing enough tablets for two days to cater the country needs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Go for Covid-19 Jabs, Zanzibaris Told
[Daily News] THE Second Vice President Hemed Suleiman has reiterated a call to the public to go for COID-19 vaccination as the most effective way in the fight against the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: CEO Msangi Reaffirms Ccbrt Commitment to Eye Health Care
[Daily News] WHEN CCBRT Chief Executive Officer Brenda Msangi addressed hundreds of listeners at the Kilwa Road Police Hospital in Dar es Salaam on Monday she told her listeners that their institution will not relent on eye health care provision, rather CCBRT will provide eye health care with innovations. Eye health care remains one of CCBRT's priorities, she explained. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Covid-19 Research Gets Massive Boost
[Daily News] AS part of its efforts to eradicate infectious diseases in the country, the government has set aside 5.1bn/- to fund institutions working on Covid-19 research. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tz Reaps Benefits in Anti Covid-19 Measures
[Daily News] MINISTER for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr Dorothy Gwajima, has assured tourists that Tanzania is a safe place to visit following a number of measures taken by the government to combat Coronavirus pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Govt Promises Kcmc More Health Workers
[Daily News] The government has vowed to recruit more workers for the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center as soon as the recruitment threshold are available so as to resolve the shortage of health workers at the hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Govt to Release 4bn/ - for Kcmc's Cancer Center
[Daily News] The government has promised to release 4bn/- to fund the construction of a radiation treatment center for the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Access to burn care in low-and middle-income countries: an assessment of timeliness, surgical capacity, and affordability in a regional referral hospital in Tanzania - Botman M, Hendriks TCC, de Haas L, Mtui G, Binnerts J, Nuwass E, Niemeijer AS, Jaspers MEH, Winters HAH, Nieuwenhuis MK, van Zuijlen PPM.
This study investigates patients' access to surgical care for burns in a low-and-middle-income setting by studying timeliness, surgical capacity, and affordability. A survey was conducted in a regional referral hospital in Manyara, Tanzania. In total, 67 p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Tanzania: Experts Call for Efforts to Combat Nutritional Challenges
[Daily News] ENHANCING Nutrition Services to Improve Maternal and Child Health (ENRICH) programme, which was being implemented in Shinyanga and Singida regions for five years by World Vision Tanzania, officially closed business here, calling for more serious efforts to be applied in order to bring true success to the sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kagera Records Impressive Performance On Covid-19 Vaccination
[Daily News] KAGERA region has recorded impressive performance on Covid-19 vaccination by administering 100 per cent of the doses which were distributed to the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: AIR Tanzania Company Limited Launches New Routes Despite Covid-19 Tremors
[Daily News] AIR Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) will on the first week of November this year launch four new regional routes and resume local flights despite challenges posed by Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Shortage of Social Workers Worries Arusha Ded
[Daily News] ARUSHA District Executive Director (DED) Suleiman Msumi has decried shortage of social workers in addressing violence against the girl child. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Health Experts Call for Innovations to Tackle Covid
[Daily News] SEVERAL health experts have called for health innovations that would bring new ways of provision of health services, such as telemedicine, during this time of Covid-19 pandemic to avoid physical contact. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Eating Nutritious Food Avoids Spina-Bifida in Babies - Expert
[Daily News] PREGNANT mothers have been advised to use nutritious foods that are rich in folic acid (Folate) to avoid giving birth to babies with 'spinaBifida' and hydrocephalus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania: Pregnant Student Ban Harms Thousands
[HRW] (Nairobi) -- Tanzania's ban on pregnant students and adolescent mothers attending school has denied tens of thousands of girls their right to education, Human Rights Watch said today. Public schools across mainland Tanzania conduct compulsory pregnancy testing on female students and expel pregnant girls before they complete their compulsory education. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Improving quality of medical certification of causes of death in health facilities in Tanzania 2014-2019 - Nyondo T, Msigwa G, Cobos D, Kabadi G, Macha T, Karugendo E, Mugasa J, Semu G, Levira F, Fruchtman CS, Mwanza J, Lyatuu I, Bratschi M, Kumalija CJ, Setel P, de Savigny D.
Monitoring medically certified causes of death is essential to shape national health policies, track progress to Sustainable Development Goals, and gauge responses to epidemic and pandemic disease. The combination of electronic health information systems w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tanzania: Online Bullying a Cause for Depression Among Children, Says Minister
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Zanzibar Deputy Minister for Health, Community (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Medical Experts See New Dawn in Health Sector
[Daily News] HEALTH professionals in the country have applauded the government's initiative to strengthen critical care services following the recent allocation of 1.3tri/ relief package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Babati Residents Flock Covid-19 Vaccination Centres
[Daily News] Residents of Babati have turned up to vaccination centers in big number to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Entrepreneurship, beekeeping, and health training to decrease community violence in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: a pilot study for an intervention trial - Outwater AH, Abraham AG, Iseselo MK, Sekei LH, Kazaura MR, Killewo J.
BACKGROUND: High unemployment rates and limited access to resources, services, and economic opportunities are associated with many types of violence. In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, most violence is experienced by unemployed, poorly educated men between the ag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

When Girls Have Access to Technologies, A True Digital Revolution Will Be In Sight
2.2 billion young people below the age of 25 don't have internet connections at home, and girls are more likely to lack access. Young girls in Guinea. Credit: Karl Grobl/EDCBy Margaret Butler, Julia Fan, and Amy WestNEW YORK, Oct 11 2021 (IPS) This year’s International Day of the Girl theme, Digital Generation, Our Generation, celebrates the potential of digital technologies while calling for the inclusion of all girls in accessing technology. The digital revolution will not be realized if girls without access to digital solutions are left behind. For years, advocates of technology for development have been repeatin...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Margaret Butler - Julia Fan - and Amy West Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kagera Region Record Impressive Performance Against Malaria
[Daily News] KAGERA Region recorded impressive performance against malaria through various interventions including providing vaccinations to children and distribution of Insecticide Treated Nets (ITN) to the people, it has been disclosed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 11, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eye care chain Dr Agarwals plans to spend Rs 1,000 crore to expand presence
Dr Agarwals operates 100 eye hospitals, of which 86 are in India and the remaining in Africa. It has clinics in Mauritius, Mozambique, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania Receives Over 500,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses From China
[Daily News] Tanzania has received the second consignment of over half million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from China ahead of the planned second phase mass rollout. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kagera RC Advocates for Milk Drinking to Improve Health
[Daily News] KAGERA Regional Commissioner (RC) Major Gen Charles Mbuge has appealed to the residents to regularly drink milk as well as breastfeeding mothers to breastfeed their babies constantly to improve their health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kagera RC Urges Residents to Take Covid-19 Vaccination
[Daily News] KAGERA Regional Commissioner (RC), Major Gen Charles Mbuge has urged Kagera residents and all Tanzanians to turn up and get vaccination as a precaution against Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Who Advices Govt to Ratify AU Elderly Charter
[Daily News] THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has encouraged the government to ratify the Africa Union Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of the Older Persons that was adopted in January, 2016. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Dr Gwajima Wants Unethical NHIF Officials Held Accountable
[Daily News] MINISTER for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr Dorothy Gwajima, has directed the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to report to professional bodies officials involving in unethical conducts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tanzania Confident 1million Covid Jabs Will Be Used Before Expiry in December
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The government expressed confidence yesterday that the 1,058,400 doses of the Johnson& Johnson Covid-19 vaccines donated by the US government will all be used up before their December expiry date. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Over 800,000 Receives Covid-19 Jabs
[Daily News] The Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa announced on Monday that more than 800,000 people an equivalent of 80 per cent of the Jansen Covid-19 vaccine has been administered and the remaining vaccine could soon run out. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Boost in Health Sector As Pharmaceutical Industry Launched in Dar es Salaam City
[Daily News] THE Mony Industries Group has launched a pharmaceutical factory to beef up the fight against Covid-19 and contribute to the government's efforts to increase medical supplies in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Zonal Referral Hospital in Mtwara Opens for Services
[Daily News] RESIDENTS in Mtwara, Lindi and Ruvuma regions are finally released from travelling long distances to Dar es Salaam seeking specialist health services as operations have started at the Zonal Referral Hospital in Mtwara. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Enduring Hope of Jane Goodall
In the early years of World War II, when Jane Goodall was around 6 years old, she was often woken from her sleep by the blare of air-raid sirens. The sound warned that Nazi planes were flying over Bournemouth, the English seaside town where Goodall’s family had moved at the outbreak of the war. Her younger sister Judy would be up like a shot, bounding down the stairs to the bomb shelter. But Goodall refused to budge. “I did not want to leave my bed,” she says. “They had to take me down with all my bedclothes.” Eight decades later, Goodall, now 87, is standing in the living room of the same hou...
Source: TIME: Science - September 30, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized Cover Story Environment feature healthscienceclimate longform Magazine Source Type: news

Tanzania: Covid-19 Vaccine Roll Out - Clerics Echo President's Call
[Daily News] RELIGIOUS leaders have backed up President Samia Suluhu Hassan's request on the need for clerics to join forces with the government to raise awareness on the positive effects of getting Covid-19 jabs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Katavi, Rukwa Regions Intensify Covid-19 Vaccination Campaigns
[Daily News] Mpanda -- KATAVI and Rukwa regional authorities have intensified fight against the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in their respective areas by deploying outreach approach. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: MSD Sets Up Seven Pharmaceutical Industries
[Daily News] THE Medical Store Department (MSD) has in the past one year ventured into establishing seven key pharmaceutical industries to address high demand of drugs and medical devices upon outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: President Calls for Mass Education on Covid-19 Vaccine
[Daily News] PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan urged religious leaders to help educate their members about coronavirus and vaccine currently administered freely and voluntarily across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: President Pledges to Build 15,000 Classrooms, Calls for Covid Vaccine Awareness Campaign
[Daily News] President Samia Suluhu Hassan has pledged to build 15,000 classrooms countrywide in efforts to ensure that more children are going to school. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: President Pledges to Build 15,000 Classrooms, Calls for Covid Vaccine Campaign
[Daily News] President Samia Suluhu Hassan has pledged to build 15,000 classrooms countrywide in efforts to ensure that more children are going to school. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Major Boost in Health Sector
[Daily News] ALL regional hospitals will be equipped with CT-Scans in six months, a big boost to the country's health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Govt Orders 2 Million Covid-19 Doses
[Daily News] THE government has ordered more 2 million doses of sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine from China as ongoing vaccination exercise increased pace, it has been revealed (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Come All Ye Who Are Loaded - Samia's Offer to Investors Abroad
[East African] President Samia Suluhu Hassan this week took advantage of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to woo investors from the US and the European Union to Tanzania, promising a raft of policy changes that will make the business environment investor-friendly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Come All Ye Who Are Loaded - Suluhu's Offer to Investors Abroad
[East African] President Samia Suluhu Hassan this week took advantage of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to woo investors from the US and the European Union to Tanzania, promising a raft of policy changes that will make the business environment investor-friendly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: President Suluhu Hassan Defends Tanzania's Covid-19 Record
[East African] Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu on Thursday defended her country's initial slow response to fighting Covid-19, arguing that leaders were grappling with balancing between protecting people from the pandemic and ensuring they could still earn a living. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Govt Up in Arms Over Misused Health Project Vehicles
[Daily News] THE government is conducting assessment of efficiency brought by vehicles donated to various health projects in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: NMB Ready to Revive Tourism Sector Amid Covid
[Daily News] NMB Bank has assured investors in the tourism industry that they are ready to work with them to revive and develop the sector, being the leading sector that has been badly affected by the Covid-19 virus epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: A Story On a Pursuit to End FGM in Tanzania and Give Hope to Girls
[Citizen] Few years ago, in rural Shinyanga in Tanzania, 12-year-old Anangisiye Mwakiponda had the courage to say no to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM); a harmful practice that causes serious physical and psychological harm, and which also often leads to girls stopping school and entering early or forced marriage. Anangisiye, however, was lucky. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Amref Commits to Intensify War Against TB
[Daily News] AMREF Health Africa Tanzania has expressed commitment to continue cooperating with the government in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) and provision of reproduction health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news