Syriacus Buguzi

Syriacus Buguzi is a Science Journalist. His reporting focusses on research, medical science, environment and technology.

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COVID-19: What research says as Tanzania’s largest hospital introduces steam therapy

Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) has installed four steam therapy facilities each worth Sh7.5 million ($3,200) as part of the country’s coronavirus response. However, questions...

Impact of ‘data darkness’ and why WHO wants Tanzania to report COVID-19 cases

After many months of refuting the existence of COVID-19 in Tanzania, the country's Ministry of Health has finally acknowledged and directly urged precautions against...

Projected boom for private pharma in Tanzania as India imports dominate market

Tanzania's private pharmaceutical market is projected to grow higher, with the majority of imports known to come from India, says a study. Researchers analysed data...

The endangered sources of good health

Ornament or remedy? A plant with sweet-smelling white pink and sometimes blue flowers, known as the Madagascar periwinkle, is popular in homes and gardens...

WHO-Africa head counsels Tanzanians over COVID-19 vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti has urged Tanzanians to ramp up public health measures against COVID-19, reassuring...

Why the future is digital for pathologists in Tanzania

You’ve visited the hospital with a nagging swelling on your skin. Your doctor suggests that a small part of the swelling will be sliced...