Tanzanian psychiatrist to be honored by American college

  By Lugome Koku, Medico PRESS Dar es Salaam. A senior psychiatrist at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Muhas), Professor Sylvia Kaaya, is one of the six individuals who are expected to be...

“Wonderful children with Autism who inspired me…,”recalls MUHAS Professor-AUDIO

In THIS AUDIO, click HERE, Karim Manji, a Professor in Paediatrics and Child Health at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), speaks of his experience in researching and helping children living with Autism...

DREAMS CUT SHORT: Tanzania’s conjoined twins die at age of 21

Medico PRESS Kampala.Tanzania’s conjoined twins, Maria and Consolata Mwakikuti, 21, died today, Saturday June 2nd at Iringa Regional Hospital in the Southern part of the country. News of their death was confirmed by the Iringa District...

Professor Pembe, senior gynaecologist appointed as new MUHAS Vice Chancellor

Medico PRESS Dar es Salaam. President John Magufuli on Friday June 1 appointed a senior gynaecologist, Professor Andrea Barnabas Pembe as new Vice Chancellor of Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Health Sciences (MUHAS). A statement...

Tanzanian surgeons pick Dr Mung’ong’o as new president

Medico PRESS Arusha. Senior Paediatric surgeon, Dr Catherine Mung'ong'o was picked to lead the Tanzania Surgical Associations (TSA) as surgeons from the country and beyond convened at a meeting in Arusha, Tanzania. During the gathering, inspired...

Tanzania, U.S mark 15 years of PEPFAR amid growing campaign for HIV testing

By Dr Chris Peterson, Medico PRESS Dar es Salaam. On Wednesday May 31, Tanzania and the United States teamed up in Dar es Salaam to mark 15 years of partnership in fighting HIV and AIDS, in...

With a positive story, HIV fight in Tanzania now enters another episode

By Dr Chris Peterson, Medical Writer, Medico PRESS Dar es Salaam. Amid the growing momentum against new HIV infections around the world, Ms Inmi K Patterson, a U.S envoy in Tanzania had positive words for HIV-positive...

Tanzania’s new digital App that can track Ebola and other epidemics

A digital tool, known as AfyaData, which was developed by researchers at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Tanzania can enable people in communities report patients suspected of contracting infectious diseases such as Ebola,...

Can you test yourself for HIV? Tanzania on plan to offer this service

The government of Tanzania is contemplating about initiating self-testing programs for HIV in an effort to curtail transmission of the virus, says the Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr...

Abuja Declaration is not binding, Tanzania health minister tells parliament

Tanzania’s minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ummy Mwalimu on Friday April 20 told the parliament that her country was not bound to raising its healthcare budget to keep up with...

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