U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief Empowers Local NGOs

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA.  United States Chargé d’Affaires Inmi Patterson awarded grants from the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief (AFHR) to 18 community groups and nonprofit organizations that work to help people affected by HIV at a ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam on September 6, 2017. The grant recipients applied ...
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U.S. Government Renews Commitment to Combat HIV/AIDS with Tanzania Peoples Defense Forces

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA. The U.S. Government through the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) renewed a cooperative arrangement with the Tanzania Peoples Defense Forces (TPDF) on Tuesday, 29 August, 2017 at a signing ceremony to reaffirm their joint efforts to fight HIV/AIDS. WRAIR is a component of the U.S. Army Medical Research and ...
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Tanzania’s Maternal Health and Early Child Care Text Messaging Service Enters its 3rd Year with Half a Million Registrants

“These text messages makes Tanzanian women come early for checkups and makes our work easier,” says midwife Getrude Justin Mushi.  Getrude is one of the 1,500 Tanzanian health care workers who registers pregnant women and their supporters to the Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Text Messaging Service service.  In November 2013, over 500,000 Tanzanian men and ...
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Young Manager Leads Regional Lab Team to WHO 3-Star Rating

PEPFAR-supported Lab Mentorship Initiative Yields Remarkable Improvements in Quality of Service at Temeke Hospital Laboratory in Tanzania Having successfully led Temeke Hospital Laboratory from a zero to 3-Star rating, Lab Manager Grace Maliva isn’t resting until the lab achieves full accreditation, hopefully by the end of 2015. After that, she has her eyes set on ...
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PEPFAR’s Ten Years of Progress; Millions of Lives Saved

Ten years ago in 2003 the world was in the midst of an AIDS pandemic and Africa was the epicenter. Nearly 30 million people had the AIDS virus, including 3 million children and over 8,000 people were dying every day. In Africa, AIDS was wiping out an entire generation. The American People saw the need ...
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