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Standardised Expanded Nutrition Survey (SENS) Final Report - (Nyarugusu, Nduta and Mtendeli Refugee Camps, Kigoma Region, Tanzania) Survey conducted: 16th September - 13th October, 2018

World Food Programme, UN Children's Fund, Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, et al., (2019)

Tanzania is prone to refugee influxes, often of long duration. Despite facing its own economic challenges, for decades Tanzania has welcomed thousands of refugees fleeing conflicts in neighboring countries of Great Lakes Region. The counties geographic proximity to the strifetorn Congo Basin is responsible in part for the ease access of displaced populations. As well Tanzania was an early signatory in the region to international agreements on the rights and welfare of refugee and asylum seekers As of December, 2018, Tanzania host some 284,300 camp-based refugees, 77% of who are children and woman, in Nduta, Nyarugusu and Mtendeli Refugee Camps in Kigoma region in Northwest Tanzania. About 74% are from Burundi, and the remaining 26% are primarily from Democratic republic of Congo.

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.

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.

AIDSFree Project Monitoring and Evaluation Indicators Progress Report October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

AIDSFree Project, (2016)

The long-term goal of AIDSFree is to improve the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-informed HIV and AIDS interventions. This semiannual performance report (SAPR) summarizes AIDSFree's achievements for the period October 1, 2015–March 31, 2016

The First National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey in the United Republic of Tanzania Final Report

USAID; WHO; KNCV; et al., Eds.: Ministry of Health and social Welfare; The united Republic of Tanzania, (2013)

September 2013 Please download the whole report directly from the website. (Large size 20MB)

Noncommunicable diseases in Africa: Youth are key to curbing the epidemic and achieving sustainable development

Naik, W. & Kaneda, T., Eds.: Population Reference Bureau, (2015)

Policy Brief | April 2015 | This brief accompanies the data sheet, Addressing Risk Factors for Noncommunicable Diseases Among Young People in Africa: Key to Prevention and Sustainable Development, and its data appendix, which provide all available country-specific data on four key NCD risk factors among young people in Africa since 2004. These publications extend an earlier publication, Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Among Young People in Africa: Data Availability and Sources. All are available at

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