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What Next For Dr. Ndugulile Following Tanzania Endorsement In WHO-Africa Candidacy?

It has been about three days since it came to light that Dr. Faustine Ndugulile, former Deputy Health Minister, had been endorsed by the...

Every Year, Tanzanian Doctors Face A “Costly” Deadline in March

For many Tanzanian medical professionals, I mean Medical, Dental Officers and others in this category, the months of January to March become a...

As Physician, Chief Medical Officer: “My Two Cents” on Internal Medicine in Tanzania

A little over a year and a half ago, I transitioned from the familiar role of Head of Department-Internal Medicine at Muhimbili University of...

Controversial NHIF-set prices suspended until further notice

In a sudden turn of events, the new prices set by the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) which were set to be implemented from...

Why NHIF Is Trapped In Endless Price Wrangles With Private Hospitals

As the curtain falls on another year, many unresolved issues remain at the forefront in the health sector, especially at the National Health...

Beyond Echoes of Past Crisis: Youth Can Drive Africa’s Health Agenda   

Over a year ago, Africa witnessed the birth of a strategic youth movement: the African Union Bingwa initiative, under the Africa CDC, which is...

Innovative Tools  Boosting Tanzania’s Efforts To Cut Down Maternal, Newborn Deaths

Somewhere in rural Tanzania, a midwife is working alone in a labour ward, with many expectant mothers on schedule to attend to. She must...

Every Medical Test Proved Negative, She Was Still Very Ill

It was 2006. Hajrrath Mohammed had just started Secondary School, with big career dreams ahead of her.  Then, she started experiencing unusual symptoms. However,...

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