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Tanzania: Public hospital to offer IVF treatment for infertile women

Dar es Salaam.  From January 2020, Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH); Tanzania’s largest public referral facility, is expected to start offering In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)...

Medicine for controlling stomach ulcers suspended in Tanzania over cancer risk

Dar es Salaam. Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority (TMDA) has directed all patients taking medication with an active ingredient Ranitidine to stop their...

Gaps we can bridge with strong public-private partnership in healthcare

Globally, 400 million people lack access to basic health services and millions of others are increasingly getting impoverished because of high out-of-pocket healthcare costs....

Post-internship exams for young doctors in Tanzania put on plan

For the first time in Tanzania, graduates of medicine and dentistry who are being posted for a one year internship programme at various...

MUHAS professor targets ‘wicked health problems,’ queries egg consumption in latest book

For many years in Tanzania, eggs have been touted as some of the most nutritious foods, however, for Professor Japhet Killewo, a renowned epidemiologist,...