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After TZ’s tragic bus accident: Here’s the American Hospital where 3 surviving pupils will be flown to…

Three pupils—Wilson, Sadia and Doreen; who survived a horrific road accident that killed 33 school children, two teachers and a driver in Northern Tanzania,...

Ifakara scientist wins a Sh1.4billion international research prize

Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Science Director, Dr. Fredros Okumu, is among 41 scientists from around the globe selected by philanthropies as international research...

This time 12 years ago in Tanzania—a real life story of Assistant Medical Officers

When you find an Assistant Medical Officer(AMO) doing a job of a doctor, “that means task shifting,’’ says Professor David Mwakusya a veteran scientist...

East Africa: When ‘heart-broken’ scientists stop talking to journalists; who will intervene?

Recently, as countries commemorated World Malaria Day, there was an emerging controversy in East Africa on the safety of bed nets used in the...

Doctors’ employment paradox in Tanzania: the-5- unanswered-questions: Dr Kijo-Bisimba

A prominent human rights defender in Tanzania, Dr Hellen Kijo-Bisimba, has raised five key questions on the government’s motive to immediately put on payroll...

Doctor:I’ve diagnosed a rare case of girl- born-without-legs-and-arms in Tanzania

Dr Hamad Nyembea [email protected] For the first time, I have diagnosed Tetra-Amelia Syndrome in a female child aged about two months; who was born through Caesarian...