Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia earmarked for cancer support from America and Swiss organizations

@medicopress.tz Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia are three countries in Sub-Saharan Africa which have been earmarked for improvement of cancer interventions by health agencies from United States of America and Switzerland. The American Society for Clinical Pathology...

Back from US Hospital: God’s Hand Evident as Tanzania Crash Survivors Return Home

The Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 heads back to East Africa today as three Tanzanian children joyfully return home after receiving critically needed medical care in Sioux City, Iowa. The threesome were the only survivors of a...

100 patients on target for kidney transplant at Muhimbili in 2018

Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) plans to carry out kidney transplant surgery on 100 patients or more in the year 2018. This follows the hospital’s first ever successful procedure on a 30-year old female school...

MAT: “We don’t want our 500 TZ doctors to go.” Kenya insists they begin...

The 500 doctors who the Kenyan government requested from Tanzania are expected to start working in Kenyan heath facilities in the first week of April, Kenya’s Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu has said. Dr Mailu...

Minister directs relocation of internal medicine department, doctors’ meeting postponed

Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu has directed that specialists working and the patients admitted in the department of Internal Medicine of the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) must be relocated to a new medical centre at...

Eradicate or eliminate malaria? Govts must now focus on eliminating the disease, WHO says

For the first time in 10 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has laid down a new strategy calling on governments to eliminate malaria. Eliminating malaria, according to experts, means a complete worldwide reduction to...

Women in Tanzania give birth to more children than in Ethiopia, Rwanda. Kenya the...

A newly released report shows Tanzanian women give birth to more children compared to their counterparts in Rwanda and Ethiopia. Kenyan women are having the lowest number of children in East Africa. This means that...

Why I have revoked Mugabe’s appointment as Goodwill Ambassador-WHO Director General

“Over the last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment. I...

Poor quality medicines prompt African scientists to meet in Dar es Salaam

Due to growing concerns over sub-standard medicine in Africa, scientists, state and non-state actors from across the continent are this week (February 12-15) meeting in Tanzania’s commercial capital, Dar es Salaam to discuss how...

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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