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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