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Distribution key as WHO approves first malaria vaccine

In Summary Malaria vaccine recommended for use in children across Sub-Saharan Africa Historic moment’ broadly welcomed but concerns raised over distribution Vaccine protection...

Vaccine prevents typhoid in 84 per cent of children

In Summary Over 1.2 million cases and 18,703 deaths from typhoid occur in Sub-Saharan Africa annually Study finds typhoid vaccine to be 84...

‘Historic’ malaria vaccine likely to have major impact in Tanzania, say scientists

The World Health Organisation(WHO) on Wednesday recommended widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine for children in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions where...

Tanzania: HIV study reveals promising results in averting mother-to-child transmission

Simpler and effective HIV treatment shows lasting health impact among pregnant women in Dar es-Salaam Expert explains how families in another region in...

Dar es-Salaam residents trapped in vicious cycle of unhealthy lifestyles, say researchers

Tougher action required; including cutting down prices of healthy foods but making junk foods more expensive to limit consumption Expert explains impact...

Projected boom for private pharma in Tanzania as India imports dominate market

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...

The endangered sources of good health

Ornament or remedy? A plant with sweet-smelling white pink and sometimes blue flowers, known as the Madagascar periwinkle, is popular in homes and gardens...

COVID-19: How Tanzanian health facilities can contain rather than fuel spread

Measures to improve health workers’ behavior and supply of protective gears are urgently needed at health facilities in Tanzania to curb the spread of...

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