Professional Development

WHO’s new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) comes into effect

The World Health Organization (WHO) Eleventh Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) has now come into effect, with the latest update going...

Rare interview in the midst of censorship: Dr Mwele’s legacy in science

It was about five months after her appointment to work as Director in the Office of Africa Regional Director at the World Health Organization...

Ugandan doctor’s perspective on story of Tanzanian medics quitting practice

Your article on this website, titled: Tanzania: Why doctors quit practice for non-medical jobs, raises pertinent issues for our healthcare systems, not only for...

Tanzania: Digital surveillance for outbreaks at international airports gets major boost

Scientist who pioneered the online tool says he found staff strained at major airport Public health alerts rise to 75 per week, government...

Tanzania: Why doctors quit practice for non-medical jobs

Past modelling shows 50% may not be practising medicine by 2025 Some doctors say there is more creativity in private sector such as...

UDSM researchers to receive science communication training

Almost 100 researchers and PhD students at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania are next in line to take part in a...

UK jobs for Kenyans: Only 10 out of 300 health workers pass English test

Government negotiating for the medics to work in Europe, Middle East The situation is unfortunate, says Cabinet Secretary The UK agreed to hire...

Tanzania’s first female doctor sees big strides

In Summary ‘I want to be a role model’, says Tanzania’s first female physician Trust in women doctors has increased in past 50 years ...

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