Tanzania on high alert as Kenya reports yellow fever outbreak

Tanzania’s Minister of Health Ummy Mwalimu has urged the public to take precautions against yellow fever, a mosquito-borne...

Tanzania In Cross-border Polio Vaccination Plan As Malawi Kicks-off Campaign

A mass vaccination drive against polio in Southern Africa started Monday, targeting 23 million children under the age...

Dr. Nyambura Is Back As Director At National Lab. But Who Is She?

Dr. Nyambura Moremi has returned to the role of Director at the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL). A dedicated microbiologist, she had served in the same capacity until 2020...

Tanzania: How Speed-Dating Practice Can Boost Science Journalism

Dar es Salaam. Imagine being a scientist, toiling away in your lab, making revolutionary discoveries that could potentially improve people’s lives. But your research remains trapped within the walls...

WHO Deploys Emergency Response Team In Tanzania’s Marburg-hit Region

The World Health Organisations (WHO) is deploying an emergency team to Kagera region in Tanzania to carry out...

Tanzania Confirms Marburg Virus Outbreak

The Ministry of Health in Tanzania has confirmed an outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) in the Lake...

Five deaths recorded as Tanzania investigates ‘possibly contagious disease’

Reports of a possibly contagious disease have emerged in the Kagera region of Tanzania, where five people have...

What Happens When Doctors Get Sick? Personal Experience With Breast Cancer

Read the story of two Tanzanian women doctors: Dr. Grace Mzengi and Prof. Julie  Makani, as they delve...

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Tanzanian AI Health Scientists Navigate A ‘Data Desert’ 

In their quest to digitise cancer screening in Tanzania using Artificial Intelligence (AI), Sang’udi Sang’udi and his team of scientists face a significant challenge:...

MedicoRoundUp: Top Headlines In Medicine And Health This Week

As we gear up for a new week, let's take a look back at some of the major headlines in medicine and health that...

MedicoRoundUP: NIMR Scientist Awarded Prestigious UNESCO-TWAS Grant To Study TB…and much more..

The new week starts tomorrow. Let’s catch up for a roundup of Tanzania's Medical Sector Headlines of the Week (03-10 December 2023). We  kick...

Africa Unveils AI-Driven Platform To Boost Healthcare

Lusaka. Africa has unveiled an initiative powered by Artificial Intelligence(AI) to help people manage their health using a digital health wallet. Users of the wallet ...

Beyond Echoes of Past Crisis: Youth Can Drive Africa’s Health Agenda   

Over a year ago, Africa witnessed the birth of a strategic youth movement: the African Union Bingwa initiative, under the Africa CDC, which is...

Plight Of Medical Interns In East Africa

A new study has found that medical interns, an important workforce providing first-line healthcare services in hospitals, are satisfied with their jobs but suffer...

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