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136. AIDS, Poverty and Hunger: Challenges and Responses
  Tuesday, October 17, 2006  by Admin
  The book provides a forum to review emerging knowledge on the interactions between AIDS and hunger and to better understand what it implies for poverty, food and nutrition-relevant policy and programmes. The book is organised around three main themes, (1) Interactions - considers those between agriculture and other rural livelihood systems, the spread of HIV and the impacts of AIDS at different levels; (2) Local responses and (3) Policies, programmes and interventions.
137. 2006 Report on the global AIDS epidemic
  Monday, October 16, 2006  by Admin
  The 2006 Report on the global AIDS epidemic contains comprehensive data on the country response to the AIDS epidemic. This report also contains collections, reviews and analysis of country data by civil society organizations, something that had not been done before. Among the progress made, there is still a significant weakness in the response to HIV.
138. Integrating Youth-Friendly Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Public Health Faciliities
  Tuesday, October 10, 2006  by Admin
  Lack of accessibility to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) information and services by young people is a problem that needs serious attention. Due to stigma attached to adolescent sexuality, there have been pockets of opposition to youth to SRH information and services for fear of promoting promiscuity among the age group. This document is intended to share successes and lessons learned from integrating Youth-Friendly Services (YFS) into public health facilities.
139. Impact of Open Access upon Public Health
  Monday, October 09, 2006  by Admin
  The internet provides the means to revolutionize publishing in many ways, including making it possible to disseminate health information at no charge to anyone with online access although it does cost money to produce the article and host it online. It also allows ease of reuse of an article by authors retaining copyright and granting public the right to re use it creatively.
140. HIV/AIDS in the Fisheries Sector in Africa
  Thursday, September 21, 2006  by Admin
  This policy brief provides information on the scale of HIV and AIDS in the fisheries sector in Africa including the reasons why prevalence rates are so high and how this affects fishing communities. Access to health services and antiretroviral therapy is then briefly reviewed, as are some of the limited experiences directly targeting HIV/AIDS programmes to fishing communities.
141. Tanzania gets USD81 Million ADB Loan for Water
  Thursday, September 21, 2006  by Admin
  The African Development Bank Group (ADBG) has given Tanzania $81.8 million to support projects to provide safe drinking water and improve sanitation in rural areas.

142. Tanzania - New Roads Expose Remote Areas to HIV
  Thursday, September 21, 2006  by Admin
  Rural road construction in Tanzania is opening new markets and providing greater economic opportunities, but can also increase the risk of HIV transmission.
143. Local understandings of, and responses to, HIV: rural-urban migrants in Tanzania
  Friday, August 04, 2006  by Admin
  Migration is an important process of change for rural populations in developing countries, and it is a primary cause of behaviour change. The focus of this study is male rural-urban migration in Tanzania and its interaction with sexual behaviour.
144. Painful periods - Most womens nightmare
  Friday, August 04, 2006  by Admin
  Period pains medically known as the dysmenorrheal are cramping abdominal pains experienced during, and sometimes just before, a woman’s monthly period. They affect many women at some time in their lives. Usually they are not a sign of serious underlying problem and can be treated with self help methods.
145. Tanzanite miners in dire need of HIV/AIDS education
  Monday, July 03, 2006  by Admin
  Tanzanite small scale miners in the Simanjiro District in Manyara Region have asked organizations conducting HIV/AIDS education and counseling to extend such services to the thousands of miners in the district who at risk.

146. 21 dead in cholera outbreak in Tanzania
  Monday, July 03, 2006  by Admin
  A month long outbreak of cholera has killed 21 people and sickened 253 in mainland Tanzania and the semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago, officials said on Wednesday.Twelve people have died in the past four days and 115 others were taken to hospitals in Tanzania's commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, said city council spokesperson Gaston Makwembe.
147. Reproductive health education ignored
  Monday, July 03, 2006  by Admin
  Reproductive health in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia is still virtually a taboo subject.
148. Country Focuses On Blood Safety to Fight Aids
  Thursday, June 29, 2006  by Admin
  TANZANIA has opened a $1.8 million National Blood Transfusion Centre in Dar es Salaam to assure the safety of blood and its availability to recipients.

149. New Antimalarial Drug Launched
  Thursday, June 29, 2006  by Admin
  While the country braces to phase out antimalarial drugs currently in use , Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine (SP) and Amodiaquine and adopt the new combination therapy treatment, in the effort to fight Africa's biggest killer disease, the Dar-es-salaam-based Shellys pharmaceuticals company launched the first version of this new hybrid antimalarial drug in Arusha over the weekend.
150. Country Focuses On Blood Safety to Fight Aids
  Wednesday, June 28, 2006  by Admin
  TANZANIA has opened a $1.8 million National Blood Transfusion Centre in Dar es Salaam to assure the safety of blood and its availability to recipients.Dr Stefan Wiktor, director of the US-based Centre for Diseases Control, said the centre would ensure blood safety in the light of the high prevalence of HIV/Aids in the country.


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