Country Spotlight Series, Health Systems Strengthening

Faith-based Organization Role in Health Systems in Tanzania

January 12, 2021

Tanzania is a country faced with a significant burden of disease, poverty, and disparities in health outcomes. According to the World Bank, 26% of Tanzanians live below the poverty line, causing a significant barrier to access and affordability of healthcare in the country.


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Health Systems Strengthening, Mass Drug Administration

Mass Drug Administration for NTDs: Building the Necessary Local Trust and Capacity

June 24, 2020

By Veronica Mkusa, IMA World Health, Tanzania Nearly one in six people worldwide suffer from neglected tropical diseases (NTD). This collection of diseases primarily impact the world’s poor, who commonly contract them through bites from insects or by ingesting or having contact with contaminated water or soil. More...

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