President Samia Suluhu Hassan's government has today issued a statement, hinting worrying HIV situation in the country. The government through the Ministry of Health has stated the approximate number of children who are being born while infected with HIV. Minister for Health, Ummy Mwalimu, has stated that at least 6000 newly born babies are infected with HIV at birth.
Photo/Courtesy Much has been said about the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the United republic of Tanzania but the approach seems to be working very well going by President John Magufuli's announcement Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli has once again reported to the world that the COVID-19 situation in Tanzania is completely under control and that God had healed Tanzania from the pandemic The Daily Nation and The Standard reports that president Magufuli's government has moved a step ahead to prove to the
It is just a day after Tanzania's President, John Pombe Magufuli declared the country free from Covid-19 for the second time. According to Magufuli, the state was able to defeat Covid-19 pandemic only because of God. The Tanzanian government now has moved to issue Covid-19 certificates to both citizens and foreigners in the country. According to the reports by Daily Nation, the certificates will be issued to citizens living in Tanzania who plan to travel to countries where the documents are needed. In a statement
It is about a month since President John Pombe Magufuli declared Tanzania free of COVID-19. On June 7, 2020, during a church service in Dodoma, Magufuli said his country was free of the deadly coronavirus. He then announced the re-opening of the economy, starting from all businesses that he been paralyzed to learning institutions, primary to universities. President Magufuli said that God had rescued them from the disease and asked Tanzanians to continue trusting in God. However, it is now clear Tanzania is not
Tanzania might be out of the woods in regards to corona virus disease as announced by its leaders but the country is still battling another deadly global disease. June 19th is marked as the World sickle cell disease day and Tanzania has been ranked as the fourth with the highest number of sickle cell disease globally. In a statement to newsrooms while marking the World sickle cell disease day, Tanzanian health minister Ummy Mwalimu reported that Tanzania has been ranked number 4 worldwide with highest cases
Tanzania is currently one of the countries in Africa that are still in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The government led by president John Pombe Magufuli and his counterparts in the Ministry of Health has been in the front line in this fight against this deadly disease that has been reported to be plummeting in recent days. Aside from this disease that has claimed lives in many countries across the world, the government through the Ministry of Health on Friday claimed that the country has been rec
President John Pombe Magufuli of Tanzania is known for his no nonsense speech. As the world was being shaken by Corona Virus, Pombe showed his faith in God. He encouraged his country people to pray and unlike others, he did not lockdown anything. The Tanzanian health minister Ummy Mwalimu has reported that only 11 COVID-19 treatment centres were remaining. Initially, they were 84 facilities. This is good news! Mwalimu said this was done because of low number of COVID-19 cases and new infections in recent times.
The world was left with many questions and fewer answers when Tanzania defeated COVID-19 in record time. Tanzania recorded its first COVID-19 case back in March before then Magufuli asked Tanzanians to pay heed to all the measures put in place by the government. He also shut down schools and all learning institutions as a measure to curb the spread of the virus. Magufuli then changed his stand on the virus and asked Tanzanians to keep on working without fear. He even did not shut down places of worship as the
Tanzania has been trending for the better part of this novel Coronavirus pandemic moments. Led by President John Pombe Magufuli, he has at different occasions been blamed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for his casual approach towards the fight of Coronavirus. The paw paw scenario where the plant tested positive also caught an uproar. However, despite facing the wrath, it seems that Tanzania is on the brink to declare itself a Coronavirus free country. This is more so after the Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu
The government of the United republic of Tanzania has been employing a totally unique way of dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic leaving many by surprise With most countries in the region moving to impose strict lockdowns on its citizens, president John Magufuli's government has opted to keep the economy running almost at 100% levels with even schools operating as usual! Early today, the government has given an update to the nation about the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Coast Provincial areas of
Diamond and Makonda Singer Diamond Platnumz's friend has lost in the party election that was held this Monday Paul Makonda was defeated by former Health Assistant Minister Faustine Ndugulile in the just concluded Chama Cha Manduzi's election. Makonda was serving in President John Pombe Magufuli's government as the Dar es Salaam's Regional Commissioner. He, however, resigned earlier this month and declared to vie for the Kigamboni Parliamentary seat. "Kwa unyenyekevu mkubwa, Leo nimechukua fomu ya kuomba ridhaa
Hakuna Kuuza Dawa Karibu na Hospitali: President Samia Govt Bans Operating Chemists Around Hospitals
President Samia Suluhu Hassan's government has banned the operation of private chemists and pharmacies around all public hospitals. It has been established that public hospitals across Tanzania send patients to buy medicine outside the hospital by telling them hospital pharmacies are empty. The government through the Ministry of Health has raised concerns about how public hospitals have empty pharmacy shelves while chemists around the hospitals are always full with all varieties of medicines
Cases of COVID-19 numbers have increased 4 times within one month in Madagascar with more than 13,000 people confirmed to have tested positive and at least 162 succumbing to the disease. According to Jamii Forums, hospitals in Madagascar has admitted high numbers of coronavirus patients in the past few weeks despite the government led by president Andry Rajoelina launching a herbal 'cure' for the disease, Covid-19 Organics which was procured to some countries including Tanzania. Immediately after this report
President Magufuli's slogan has been 'hapa Kazi Tu', which loosely translates to 'work only here', and he has lived to it during his five years reign. Magufuli is seeking to reelection in the highly anticipated October election, and he is using his development recorded speak for him. On Monday, his government launched one of the projects that were completed during his reign after stalling for more than 40 years. Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu opened referral hospital in Mara District. Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial
According to Voice of GOMBA media, Tanzania has closed most centres designated to handle covid-19 patients. The government said that a significant drop in the number of coronavirus infections has led to closure of treatment centres across the country. Ealier, Health minister Ummy Mwalimu stated that there are now only 11 centres including private health centres that are open. These are from the 85 Centres that had initially been set up across the country to isolate covid-19 patients. Health minister Ummy
Kenya will not be allowing Tanzania into the country when Kenya will resume International flights on August 1. According to Kenya's transport cabinet secretary reported by the Star, hon James Macharia, there is an initial list of 11 countries allowed to fly into Kenya airports. The countries allowed includes China, South Korea, Japan, Canada, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia, France, Rwanda, Uganda, Namibia and Morroco. A file photo of Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli with his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta.
Various Countries have marked the World Sickle Cell day which is most importantly done in order to increase the awareness of the disease to the people in the community. This disease is reported to break down the red blood cells blocking the steady flow of blood which can lead to even death. Tanzania's government has also led its people in recognizing this special day which is observed globally on June 19. Through the Ministry of Health on Friday the government claimed that the country has been recording hig
Tanzania Minister of Health Ummy Mwalimu during a past event. Source/Ummy Mwalimu/Twitter Tanzanian government has now issued new guidelines on obtaining a coronavirus clearance certificate. On Tuesday, the Minister for Health, Ummy Mwalimu, revealed through the media that these certificates are available for both foreigners and residents. She gave out the procedure to obtain the certificate, and also gave a breakdown of three groups of people who will pay different amounts of money to get the Covid-19 Clearance
President Samia Suluhu Hassan has directed her ministers to make sure all learning in Tanzania happens in a secure and clean environment.She has said no Tanzanian student is supposed to learn under a tree, or sit on the floor.
The Just Sworn-in Tanzania President Samia Suluhu on Wednesday, made a cabinet reshuffle, issuing a warning to her appointees to embrace nothing but work.