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Since 1960s, the spraying of insecticides inside houses to kill mosquitoes has been an integral part of the efforts to prevent malaria in Tanzania. However, the practice has not been improved over the years despite technological advancement in terms...
Zul Premji, born 67 years ago in Iringa, Southern Tanzania, is a scientist who has seen the highs and lows of the country’s health system—its triumphs and failures. He has largely spent his 40-year career in public health at...
Dr Hamad Nyembea nyembeah@gmail.com For the first time, I have diagnosed Tetra-Amelia Syndrome in a female child aged about two months; who was born through Caesarian Section (CS) at Singida Regional Hospital in Tanzania, East Africa. Date of birth is 19th...
People afflicted with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and cancer need long-term health interventions, however, in most low- and middle-income countries; including Tanzania, projects designed to address such diseases at community level are often short-term. This calls for...
As a growing number of countries impose flight bans on southern African nations due to concerns over the new Omicron variant, World Health Organization (WHO) urges countries to follow science and the International Health Regulations (2005). Travel restrictions may play...
Tuberculosis (TB) and Diabetes Mellitus(DM) have come to be known as two diseases that are associated. This poses a major challenge to the measures being taken globally to eradicate one of them: Tuberculosis . Over the years, the two diseases have proved...
It was ironic to hear in the local media that our beloved country, Tanzania, is going to generously offer a helping hand to its neighbor, Kenya, by offering at least 500 medical doctors. As a nation it’s time we should...
For the past three decades, the HIV/AIDS pandemic has remained one among the leading causes of morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) in Tanzania, with far reaching social and economic consequences. Today, amid a swirl of competing and complex global concerns,...
On Wednesday July 1st last year, we woke up to the news that Tanzania had become a lower-middle-income country. The World Bank (WB) announced the milestone five years earlier than the expected timeframe. This by far remains one of...
The knowledge or innovative project idea you generate through research or ideation must help policy makers and the public to make informed decisions. But, how accessible to the public and policy makers is your knowledge or innovative idea? Where...