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Background Information: U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Tanzania

Summary: PEPFAR is the U.S. Government initiative to help save the lives of those with HIV/AIDS around the world.  This historic commitment is the largest by any nation to combat a single disease internationally.  PEPFAR is driven by a shared responsibility among donor and partner nations and others to save lives. Through PEPFAR, the U.S. has ...
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The U.S. and Tanzania Recognize 20 Years of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA. The Chargé d’Affaires of the United States Embassy in Tanzania, Dr. Inmi Patterson, commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in Tanzania on Friday, December 6 in a ceremony alongside Katavi Regional Commissioner, Mr. Juma Homera, in Mpanda, Katavi region. As part of the commemoration, ...
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World AIDS Day Symposium

“Kujilinda, akili mwili na roho, ni kuwalinda – Nitajilinda.”  (To protect yourself, mind body and soul, is to protect them – I will.) That is the message Nadia Klincewicz, American Peace Corps Volunteer and her Tanzanian Counterpart Hassan Issah, have been broadcasting in their village to join the fight against HIV and its effects on ...
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Statement on Tanzanian Local Elections

November 27, 2019 The United States is deeply concerned by reports of irregularities in Tanzania’s November 24 local elections.  Election officials overwhelmingly excluded opposition candidates during the election process.  This troubling development calls into question the credibility of the election process and results.  The Government of Tanzania’s refusal to provide observation accreditation in a timely ...
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Official Launch of Partnership Between U.S. Government-Funded Activity Kizazi Kipya & Barclays Bank

Dar es Salaam: On October 11, 2019, the U.S. government-funded Kizazi Kipya Project officially launched a partnership with Barclays Bank to improve and expand opportunities for youth to develop livelihoods and increase employment opportunities through vocational training. Barclays Bank has contributed TZS 10,764,000 to the Kizazi Kipya Project, in support of six additional participating adolescent ...
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