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Monitoring, screening and administering preventive treatment to individuals who have been in contact with patients newly diagnosed with leprosy, helps curtail transmission of the bacterial infection, potentially reducing the global disease burden, a study says. Researchers say they have evaluated...
The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in Tanzania has been tasked to slot into its schemes a sickle cell disease drug hydroxyurea produced by Swiss pharma giant Novartis, a move that could boost access of the life-saving treatment to...
Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority (TMDA) has directed all patients taking medication with an active ingredient Ranitidine to stop their course of treatment after regulatory authorities found it contains an impurity that potentially causes cancer. TMDA said the medicine...
When I read about the new review by British specialists; which urges doctors to stop telling their patients to finish an entire course of antibiotics, the first thing I imagined was the impact this message would have on the...
Zinga Pharmaceutical Limited is expected to build a Sh70billion pharmaceutical factory in Bagamoyo District, Pwani Region in Tanzania. This has been made possible through a loan secured by UTT Asset Management and Investor Services (UTT AMIS). The construction project is...