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TANZANIA: Govt Commits Itself to Ambulance Purchase

November 2016 DailyNews; The government yesterday expressed commitment to collaborate with councils to ensure that the purchase of ambulances are the top priority in the 2017/18 budgets to improve public health. The commitment was given here by the Deputy Minister of State in the President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local …

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TANZANIA: The Road Towards E-Health in Tanzania

November 2016 theCitizen; Health without use of technology is becoming obsolete. In our daily struggles towards reviving and improving the quality of healthcare services, the component of Information Technology should not be left behind. The application of ICT in healthcare delivery is one of the key components in healthcare delivery …

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New UN Health Agency Guidelines Aim to Stop Surgical Infections and Arrest Spread of ‘Superbugs’

November 2016 UNNewsCentre; Warning that millions of people die every year from preventable surgical infections, particularly in developing countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued new guidelines today on tackling hospital-acquired infections with the aim of saving lives, cutting costs and arresting the spread of ‘superbugs.’ “No one should get …

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Smokers Keen to Break the Habit Get No Help From the WHO

November 2016 ReasonFoundation; The World Health Organization estimates that smoking kills nearly six million people a year world-wide, and the death toll has continued to rise since it set up the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2005. So it’s dismaying that the WHO continues to advocate that vaping products, …

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November 2016 ThomsonReutersF; Tanzania has suspended community-based HIV/AIDS prevention programs for gay men, the health minister said on Monday, in the latest crackdown on the high-risk group. Ummy Mwalimu, Tanzania’s minister for health said the government had received reports that some local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) were promoting and normalizing same-sex …

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KENYA:Imported Clinics Lying at National Youth Service Yard

November 2016 DailyNation; Ninety-nine mobile clinics are lying at the National Youth Service yard at Miritini in Mombasa County, six months after they were imported from China. Nation visited the yard on Sunday and saw the fully equipped 40-foot container clinics imported by Estama Investments Ltd stored there awaiting distribution. …

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