Zika in Tanzania: The 60-year-old-evidence you can’t deny

First, on the World Health Organisation (WHO) website, a title: The history of Zika Virus includes a statement...

Over 5 million Girls To Receive Vaccine Against Cervical Cancer In Tanzania 

Tanzania has launched a nationwide campaign to vaccinate over 5 million girls aged 9-14 years against the Human...

Over 5 million Girls To Receive Vaccine Against Cervical Cancer In Tanzania 

Tanzania has launched a nationwide campaign to vaccinate over 5 million girls aged 9-14 years against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), the leading cause of cervical cancer. "Cervical cancer can be...

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 Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)...

Tanzania Issues Travel Advisory Following Murburg Outbreak

The Government of Tanzania has issued a travel advisory requiring all travelers from Kagera region to fill a...

Dr.Ouma: Tanzania Marburg Outbreak Reminds Africa To Heighten Health Security

Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)’s Acting Director Dr.Ahmed Ogwell Ouma has reminded the African...

WHO Deploys Emergency Response Team In Tanzania’s Marburg-hit Region

The World Health Organisations (WHO) is deploying an emergency team to Kagera region in Tanzania to carry out...

Tanzania Confirms Marburg Virus Outbreak

The Ministry of Health in Tanzania has confirmed an outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) in the Lake...

Five deaths recorded as Tanzania investigates ‘possibly contagious disease’

Reports of a possibly contagious disease have emerged in...

What Happens When Doctors Get Sick? Personal Experience With Breast Cancer

Read the story of two Tanzanian women doctors: Dr....

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