EngenderHealth was pleased to welcome the UK Minister for Africa, Hon James Duddridge, on a recent trip to Zanzibar, during which the Minister visited the UK-funded, EngenderHealth-implemented Scaling Up Family Planning (SuFP) program at the Mwera Primary Health Care Unit plus facility.
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EngenderHealth Partners with Absa Bank Tanzania to Support COVID-19 Response Efforts by the Government of TanzaniaAbsa Bank Tanzania blog blog post covid-19 Frontline Workers health systems Latest News PPE public health SRHR tanzania
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, frontline health workers have been the first and last line of defense. EngenderHealth partnered with Absa Bank Tanzania to support the government in distributing 15 million TZS worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to 27 health facilities in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
As vaccination levels rise and infection and death rates decline, it will be tempting to simply return to the way we did things in the past. What we should do, instead, is to build back better, build back fairer, build back stronger. That’s what we’re trying to do at EngenderHealth.
As we reflect on 2020, we pause to appreciate EngenderHealth program leaders who went above and beyond, day after day.
EngenderHealth Tanzania Country Representative Prudence Masako provides suggestions for how the nation can support and bolster its health system to better prepare for public health crises in the future.
EngenderHealth took part in the recent Tanzania Health Summit along with health sector leaders who shared insights on the health of the country’s people and the state of health systems.
Taking a Stand: Letting Youth Lead in Ending Violence against Women in Tanzania Youth aged 18–25 in the Iringa Region marked the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-based Violence (GBV) against Women campaign. They reflected on the repercussions of violence and wrote bold action statements on what they would do if they encountered GBV in their communities.
The EngenderHealth-led RESPOND Tanzania Project (RTP) collaborated with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) to contribute to the development of national strategies to curb GBV and violence against children (VAC)
On March 16, 2016, EngenderHealth joined other Tanzanian partners and professional organizations in Dar es Salaam to mark the launch of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA) 2016–2020 Strategic Plan (WRATZ, 2016), under the theme Zero Tolerance to Maternal Deaths, Be Accountable.
Translating Global Family Planning Commitments into Local Action: The ExpandFP Project in Uganda, Tanzania, and the DRCblog crowd360 drc expandfp project family planning local action tanzania uganda
The experiences in Tanzania, Uganda, and the DRC demonstrate that global commitments coupled with local actions can achieve positive results. There is much to build on in terms of progress—and there must be continued investment by governments and donors to achieve sustainability, for the health and well-being of women and families today and for generations to come.