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The World Health Organization (WHO) Eleventh Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) has now come into...

Dr Malecela appointed new Director at the WHO-Africa

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East Africa’s Pharma Industry Pioneer Dies

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What Next For Dr. Ndugulile Following Tanzania Endorsement In WHO-Africa Candidacy?

It has been about three days since it came to light that Dr. Faustine Ndugulile, former Deputy Health Minister, had been endorsed by the government of Tanzania as candidate...

Karibu usikilize Sauti Za Matabibu

Ni wasaa wa kupata majawabu ya maswali yako kuhusu tiba na sayansi kwa lugha ya Kiswahili. Watafiti na...

Innovative Tools  Boosting Tanzania’s Efforts To Cut Down Maternal, Newborn Deaths

Somewhere in rural Tanzania, a midwife is working alone in a labour ward, with many expectant mothers on...

Every Medical Test Proved Negative, She Was Still Very Ill

It was 2006. Hajrrath Mohammed had just started Secondary School, with big career dreams ahead of her.  Then,...

Why We Must Invest In Respectful  Maternal And Newborn Health Services

Treasure Nsubuga was 38 weeks pregnant when she noticed that her unborn baby did not seem to be...

Tanzania: Scientists Backing AI Tool That Detects ‘Many Cancer Types’

A device known as Oncoseek that uses Artificial Intelligence...

Marburg Outbreak Declared Over In Tanzania

Dar es Salaam. Tanzania today declared the end of...

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