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CPD aims to ensure that, post-graduation, healthcare workers have the capacity to practice safely, effectively, and competently to meet changing societal healthcare needs–advances in medicine, revised scopes of practice (task sharing), and emerging health conditions.

If not for a friendship card that he exchanged with a newly found pal, Mr Paul Aloyce says he could have missed a clinic appointment—and so his dose of life-saving medication, putting his health at risk. “That day I had...
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 on the sector’s market size, growth and share, therefore predicting its growth increase by 28%...
It's 8pm and Mr. Anon is wheeled into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at a private hospital in Dar es-Salaam. He is unconscious, and isn’t breathing well. The nurse on duty – Sister Emous, receives Anon and connects him to...
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 off so that a specialist can examine it and establish what you are actually suffering...
Monitoring, screening and administering preventive treatment to individuals who have been in contact with patients newly diagnosed with leprosy, helps curtail transmission of the bacterial infection, potentially reducing the global disease burden, a study says. Researchers say they have evaluated...
The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) is beginning to reclaim its lost glory. It was the first university in Tanzania to offer a medical degree, way back in 1968 but almost 40 years later, the varsity stopped producing...
Have you ever doubted the accuracy of the ‘500mg’ or ‘250mg’ written on some tablets to signify the strength of the medicine that you obtain at a nearby pharmacy?  Not many people tend to doubt this, yet somewhere in...
Clinicians have been urged to consider recommending a COVID-19 test for patients who happen to be diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)—a potentially life-threatening illness that develops when a person’s immune system attacks their own nerves. Guillain-Barré Syndrome is often triggered...
The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in Tanzania has been tasked to slot into its schemes a sickle cell disease drug hydroxyurea produced by Swiss pharma giant Novartis, a move that could boost access of the life-saving treatment to...
A Tanzanian medical researcher and innovator, Dr. Lwidiko Edward Mhamilawa, has been recognized by the United Kingdom government for work he has done in grooming young scientists in his country. The medic has been announced as the Commonwealth Point of...