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121. Lindi starts morning classes on health
  Thursday, March 22, 2007  by Admin
  Lindi District Hospital has introduced community health education every morning on malaria control measures to patients. The decision was based on medical reports indicating alarming figures of malaria cases. The disease accounted for 60,000 admissions to hospital in the past 12 months.
122. Vodacom Foundation gives help to people living with HIV/AIDS
  Wednesday, March 14, 2007  by Admin
  The Head of Vodacom Corporate Responsibility Rachel Phares donated an embroidery machine worth over 2.2m to Feliciana Domician Rwitta the custodian of Fighting HIV/AIDS in Tanzania (FIHATA), an association of people living with HIV/AIDS involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS and supporting orphans affected by the disease in a handing over ceremony held at the FIHATA offices in Sinza Dar es Salaam.
123. Poor People's Experiences of Health Services in Tanzania
  Thursday, March 08, 2007  by Admin
  Inequalities in health outcomes and health care are important. Form a 'rights' perspective, health policies should seek to narrow inequalities in health care for equal need. From an 'economic' perspective, health care resources are more efficiently used if they are directed towards the groups that need them most. This report is a first attempt to reveal issues of health inequalities and equity, point to key areas of concern, elaborate policy implications, and identify areas for further studies.
124. Study highlights disparity in health care delivery
  Monday, March 05, 2007  by Admin
  A study conducted by Women Dignity Project (WPD) in conjunction with Ifakara Centre for Health Research and Development, reveals that the disadvantaged citizenry consume less in health care services provision than their well-endowed counterparts. It was said the situation was exuberated by a number of factors like long distance to health facilities and social barriers.
125. Research Methodology Training Course
  Friday, March 02, 2007  by Admin
  The Centre for Social Science and Medicine in collaboration with the University of Dar es Salaam School of Public Health and Social Sciences is offering a three weeks Research Methodology tanning course with the objective of strengthening research capacity of participants to facilitate development of a holistic approach to health related problems in developing countries. The training will be conducted in Dar es Salaam from 3rd – 21st September 2007. The total cost which includes tuition and accommodation fees is USD 1,500. Deadline for application is 31st May 2007.
126. Education sector responses to HIV and AIDS - Learning from good practices in Africa
  Thursday, February 15, 2007  by Admin
  Education is one of the sectors worst affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. This document summarises the key issues regarding HIV and AIDS and the education sector based on published literature and the finding of a regional workshop – Good Practices in Education Sector Responses to HIV and AIDS in Africa. The paper is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of scientific analysis of all education sector experiences and practices.
127. Concern Among Pastoralists As Viral Fever Spreads
  Tuesday, February 13, 2007  by Admin
  Reports that the viral fever, which has killed at least 100 people in neighbouring Kenya, had spread into Tanzania have caused mounting concern, especially among pastoralists who depend on livestock for their livelihood.
128. 101 things to do with a mobile phone in healthcare
  Monday, February 12, 2007  by Admin
  This report describes 101 examples of the use of wireless and mobile technology in healthcare. While some the applications are speculative, others such as SMS based patient reminders, have already been deployed.
129. STARS Foundation Impact Awards 2007
  Monday, February 12, 2007  by Admin
  The STARS Impact Awards are an annual Award for charities that work with disadvantaged children in each of STARS's chosen areas of health, education and protection. The Award in each category will be a cash award of US$100,000 as well as consultancy support. STARS Impact Awards will recognise and support organisations that enhance their impact and effectiveness through a combination of good management practices, entrepreneurship and working with others. Closing date for applications is Friday 16th February, 2007.
130. Rational Medicine Management Training Course
  Tuesday, January 09, 2007  by Admin
  This is an Advanced Course on Rational Medicine Management Training Course with a focus on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. It will take place from November 5th – 16th, 2007 in Ifakara, Tanzania. Deadline for application is 31st August 2007.
131. Fifth AMANET Biennial Conference
  Tuesday, January 09, 2007  by Admin
  The Fifth AMANET Biennial Conference aims to bring together scientists, researchers and other experts in the malaria field to present new research results, findings and perspectives on recent and future developments in malaria R&D, intervention and control, capacity building and funding. The conference will take place from 26th February to 1st March 2007, at the Zanzibar Beach Resort, Zanzibar. Deadline for application is 20th January 2007.
132. Health researchers improve field work by using PDAs in Tanzania
  Friday, December 08, 2006  by Admin
  Technology is the process by which humans modify nature to meet their needs and wants. It includes all of the infrastructure necessary for the design, manufacture, operation, and repair of technological artifacts. This report states how the PDA technology has helped improve health research by eliminating the usual time-consuming and error-prone process of data entry and validation.
133. World AIDS Day 2006 - Kofi A. Annan
  Thursday, November 30, 2006  by Admin
  Message on the occassion of World AIDS Day, 1st December 2006 - The Secretary General.
134. Development Gateway Special on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  Wednesday, November 22, 2006  by Admin
  There are some countries, for many reasons, where Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) practice is still practiced. The Development Gateway Foundation is preparing a special collection on FGM/C to provide a package of useful resources to help disseminate information and create greater awareness about this phenomenon. The special feature will include an exclusive interview with Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); Coverage from the Gender, Youth, HIV/AIDS, Population and Reproductive Health, Culture, and Civil Society perspectives and a Collection of links to prominent publications and organizations addressing the topic.
135. The role of the private sector in the HIV/AIDS response
  Thursday, October 19, 2006  by Admin
  The following points were covered in the discussion on the role of the private sector in the HIV/AIDS response: Whether the private sector can step up to the challenge to spend Gates / Buffett money?

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