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Rural doctors: How we save the wounded, traumatized children in Mwanza streets

Streets don’t give rise to children; yet on many streets in Mwanza and Tanzania in general, a large number of children find their homes...

Doctors’ joblessness in TZ: Reflections on how to harness the private sector

Dr Nathanael Sirili, MD, MSc. drnsirili@gmail.com The private health sector in Tanzania can be boosted so that it creates job opportunities for medical doctors who cannot...

Doctor:I’ve diagnosed a rare case of girl- born-without-legs-and-arms in Tanzania

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...

500 doctors to Kenya: How TZ starves in the middle of plenty

It was ironic to hear in the local media that our beloved country, Tanzania, is going to generously offer a helping hand to its...

Why TZ needs a new “catalyst” to speed up HIV/AIDS efforts

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...

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