Health

Bag Bearing Money Snatched From Tanzanian Family Visiting India For Son’s Treatment

A Tanzanian family visiting Indian capital New Delhi for a medical purpose is struggling to survive as their bag was snatched on April 8, Saturday, which had good money for treatment in local currency. The family of four is in India for the treatment of one-year-old son of Arif, a Tanzanian national of Indian origin, at B.M. Kapoor Hospital. They ...

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Kenyan Doctors End Strike But Long Path To Walk For Good Healthcare

The 100-day strike has ended. Doctors in Kenya are now back to work, but question has been raised what are the long-term implications of it on the creaking health service of the country. The strike started with demands to implement a collective bargaining agreement by the government that was signed in 2013 and it ended after more than three months ...

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GMRF Welcomes 4 Tanzanian Albinos In US To Help With Medical Treatment

Founder of New York-based Global Medical Relief Fund (GMRF), Elissa Montanti, welcomed back four Tanzanian albino children on Saturday at the John F. Kennedy International Airport to help them with medical treatment. Some two years ago they had undergone prosthetics after being attacked in the country for witchcraft benefits. Children with albinism live in fear and danger in Tanzania. One ...

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World Bank Announces Huge Financial Package For Africa

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About $57 billion in financing has been announced by the World Bank for sub-Saharan Africa for the period of next three fiscal years. It is learned out of the total assured the International Development Association will be supporting with $45 billion. It will support 448 projects too which are underway in the region. The association is World Bank fund and ...

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Tanzania To Send 500 Doctors To Kenya

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Tanzania announced Saturday to be sending some 500 doctors to neighboring Kenya to ease the health crisis. The country’s health services have been paralyzed for more than three months following the strike by about 5,000 doctors and nurses at public hospitals demanding pay hike and better conditions. President John Magufuli said he agreed to take the step after a meeting ...

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East Africa Facing Hunger On Massive Scale, DEC Appeals For Fund

About sixteen million people in east Africa are facing hunger on a massive scale and Disasters Emergency Commission called on Wednesday a major appeal for funds to scale up the response to drought. The areas struck with drought most include Somalia, southern and south eastern Ethiopia and northern as well as coastal Kenya. There had been rianfall shortage of about ...

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Former President Jakaya Kikwete Inaugurates JMKF Foundation Aimed In Healthcare, Education

Former President Jakaya Kikwete

Former Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete is looking ahead to do good for his countrymen. He inaugurated his foundation in Dar es Salaam on Monday that is learned to be focusing in healthcare, education, youth and governance sectors. Dubbed as Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Foundation (JMKF), the newly formed foundation is aimed to serve fellow countrymen. During the launching event Kikwete said, ...

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