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Baseline assessment of community based TB services in 8 WHO ENGAGE-TB priority countries

World Health Organization WHO, (2018)

This document contains a series of desk reviews for the eight ENGAGE-TB priority countries supported by the Global Fund (DRC, Kenya, Indonesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan and Tanzania). The document provides a situation assessment and gap analysis about the state of community based TB activities in these countries. The focus on these eight countries was justified by the high prevalence of TB and the very high number of missed/unreported cases.

Juma na Kichocho

World Health Organization WHO; CHADU , Eds.: UNICEF, (2000)

HIV Country Profile: 2017 - United Republic of Tanzania

World Health Organization (WHO), (2017)

HIV Country Intelligence - HIV Country Profiles

Working together to promote health. WHO Tanzania Annual Report 2017

World Health Organization WHO, Regional Office for Africa, (2018)

It provides insight into WHO’s work that aims to improve the health of the people of the United Republic of Tanzania in collaboration with key stakeholders.

Comparison of sensitivity and specificity of three diagnostic tests to detect Schistosoma mansoni infections in school children in Mwanza Region, Tanzania

Fuss, A.; H.D. Mazigo; D. Tappe, C.Kasang, A. Mueller, (2018)

PLoS ONE 13(8): e0202499. This was a school-based cross-sectional study conducted in 2015 among 305 school children aged 7–16 years from two primary schools located in Ilemela and Magu Districts, north-western Tanzania. Single stool and urine samples were collected from each participant and examined for the presence of Schistosoma mansoni eggs, parasite antigen, and parasite DNA using KK thick smears, POC-CCA tests, and real-time PCR, respectively.

Water safety plan: rural water supply systems including climate considerations [template]


This water safety plan (WSP) template was developed to support the integration of climate risks into the WSP approach in rural areas of the United Rep. of Tanzania. Examples are presented on how to complete the template, and the information should be considered and customized to the local context.
This resource was developed as part of the Department for International Development (DFID, UK)-funded project on “Building adaptation to climate change in health in least developed countries through resilient WASH” which was implemented from 2013-2018 in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal and Tanzania.

Sustaining Effective Coverage for HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria in the Context of Transition in Tanzania

Fleisher, Lisa; Mehtsun, Sinit; Arias, Daniel, Eds.: Results for Development (R4D), (2017)

R4D conducted a thorough desk review and qualitative fiscal space analysis, 19 interviews about financing for the three diseases and the extent of alignment between public financial management systems and health policy objectives, and a validation workshop with government officials.
Tanzania’s disease response faces a triple transition challenge: replacing donor funding, closing the resource gap that would exist even with donor funding, and more efficiently delivering on disease response objectives.

A case study of the Essential Health Benefit in Tanzania mainland

Todd G.; Nswilla A.; Kisanga O.; Mamdani M., Eds.: Regional Network for Equity in Health in east and southern Africa (EQUINET), (2017)

Regional Network for Equity in Health in east and southern Africa (EQUINET): Disussion Paper 109
This report describes the evolution of mainland Tanzania’s EHB; the motivations for developing the EHBs, the methods used to develop, define and cost them; how it is being disseminated, communicated, and used; and the facilitators (and barriers) to its development, uptake or use. Findings presented in this report are from three stages of analysis: literature review, key informant perspectives and a national consultative meeting.

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