The United States’ Unwavering Commitment and Partnership with Tanzania

I first visited Tanzania over 30 years ago to serve as a volunteer physician at a public hospital in Zanzibar. During that memorable summer, I treated children with malnutrition, malaria, parasites, and tuberculosis. I also developed a deep admiration for the Tanzanian people; they were warm, generous, and treated strangers like family. In the years …

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The United States’ partnership in Tanzania and around the world in the fight against COVID-19

Dr. Inmi K. Patterson, Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania April 20, 2020 The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against COVID-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build …

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U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Mark B. Childress on the occasion of U.S. Independence Day

By U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Mark B. Childress | July 4, 2016 As the United States celebrates the 240th anniversary of our Independence, I am reminded that America, like Tanzania, strives for peace, stability and economic growth for all its citizens.  On the 4th of July, we celebrate our Constitution, a cherished document that guarantees …

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The Time to Act is Now to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation

By U.S. Ambassador Mark Childress | December 1, 2015 A year ago on the occasion of World AIDS Day, I wrote about working towards an AIDS-free generation in Tanzania. Since then, we have together made important strides in that direction, targeting resources and activities at the places where they are most needed throughout the country. …

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World AIDS Day Commemoration

It is my privilege, as the donor countries’ representative, to join you as we commemorate World AIDS Day here in Dar es Salaam. We stand here together today to mourn the world’s losses as a result of HIV and to celebrate its many brave heroes, who have fought in ways big and small against this …

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