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Tanzania can effectively address maternal health challenges through use of relevant and well-managed data collected from hospitals, a study published in PlosOne suggests. Currently, most data used to gauge Tanzania’s performance in maternal health improvement (maternal mortality ratio), is obtained...
Tanzania’s research sector is recovering from a year-long official denial of COVID-19, during which researchers did not have the freedom to study the pandemic.  Much of what transpired in the research community during that time, and what has changed...
Dar es Salaam is among the cities with highest number of commuters in the country, with the majority of these commuters in the young economically productive age. Overhead pedestrian bridges were not a common thing in sub-Saharan Africa and...
As more countries continue reporting the emergence of the new COVID-19 variant across the world, Africa must leverage its expertise in genomic studies to boost the capacity of studying the genetic characteristics of the virus and step up surveillance,...
An often neglected but life-threatening disease-caused by an organism Toxoplasma gondii (T.gondii)—has, over the years, led to a number of deaths among patients admitted in public hospitals across Tanzania, says a new study. A person becomes infected by T.gondii from...
There is need for increased awareness on proper handling of safe drinking water among Mwanza city residents, a new study published in the Tanzania Journal of Health Research has suggested. World Health Organization (WHO) says 88 percent of diarrheal diseases...
First, on the World Health Organisation (WHO) website, a title: The history of Zika Virus includes a statement that reads, “In 1952, the first cases…detected in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania in a study demonstrating the presence...
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 the viral pandemic. However, the absence of scientific data on the extent of the viral...
Pharmacists at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Muhas) say they now have preliminary evidence proving that Octopus Soup—popular in Tanzania as Supu ya Pweza—can indeed boost sexual desire in males. However, the study whose findings have not yet...
Average age of COVID-19 patients is 41 years, the study finds The results come at a time when research on COVID-19 in Tanzania is still in its infancy stages Independent scientist uses the data to call into...