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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...
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...
For the first time in Tanzania, graduates of medicine and dentistry who are being posted for a one year internship programme at various hospitals across the country, will have to sit for post-internship examinations before qualifying for full registration. The...
For many years in Tanzania, eggs have been touted as some of the most nutritious foods, however, according to Professor Japhet Killewo, a renowned epidemiologist, eating eggs must not go unchecked. He uses this scenario and many others in...