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Professional Development

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.

Four years ago when I was at St Kizito Hospital in Mikumi, Morogoro Region, I coordinated outreach screening services for hypertension, diabetes, breast, and cervical cancer as part of creating and raising community awareness on Non-communicable Diseases in the...
Unethical practice in pharmacies goes unabated as researchers call for heightened surveillance When abused, the drug could aggravate panic attacks, anxiety, agitation and acute psychosis Recent crackdown on illegal dispensing of prescription-only drugs yet to bear fruit Researchers...
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 online today. The ICD provides a common language that allows health professionals to share standardized information...
It was about five months after her appointment to work as Director in the Office of Africa Regional Director at the World Health Organization (WHO) that I had a rare opportunity to speak to her: Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela,...
The scientific community in Tanzania and the rest of the world is mourning the death of Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela who was serving as the World Health Organisation's director of the Department of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). She was the...
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 but East Africa and may be Africa in general. The migration of trained health personnel...
Scientist who pioneered the online tool says he found staff strained at major airport Public health alerts rise to 75 per week, government data show COVID-19 cases rise to 33,230 and 789 cumulative deaths reported so far Gone...
Past modelling shows 50% may not be practising medicine by 2025 Some doctors say there is more creativity in private sector such as NGOs, than public sector Researchers call for innovative ways to retain medical doctors in practice The...
Almost 100 researchers and PhD students at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania are next in line to take part in a science communication training programme from SciDev.Net funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The...
Government negotiating for the medics to work in Europe, Middle East The situation is unfortunate, says Cabinet Secretary The UK agreed to hire 20,000 Kenyan nurses on three-year contract basis Only 10 out of 300 health workers who sat...