Tanzania

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September 12, 2016

Iringa region of Tanzania has had great success reaching targets for voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). Looking to sustain high coverage of male circumcision, the government introduced a pilot project to offer early infant male circumcision (EIMC) in Iringa in 2013.

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September 8, 2016

The past decades have seen an ongoing controversial debate about whether the immune activation induced by helminths has an effect on the susceptibility of individuals to HIV.

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August 25, 2016

Over the last decade, investments made by the Government of Tanzania toward the strengthening of public health supply chains in that country have had a positive impact on the health and well-being of its citizens.

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August 25, 2016

Over the last decade, investments made by the Government of Tanzania toward the strengthening of public health supply chains in that country have had a positive impact on the health and well-being of its citizens.

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August 16, 2016

Iringa, with an HIV prevalence of 9.1 percent, is Tanzania’s second most HIV-affected region. Three randomized controlled trials showed unequivocally that VMMC offers a 60 percent protective effect in reducing the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission through heterosexual sex.

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August 5, 2016

Helminths are parasitic worms that disproportionately affect the world's poorest people and cause chronic disease in a quarter of the global population. Helminth infections, such as lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis, and intestinal nematodiases, are classified by WHO as neglected tropical dis

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July 26, 2016

The goal of AIDSFree Tanzania's Uniformed Health Services activity is to provide quality comprehensive HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment, and support services for the police and prisons staff, the prison inmates, and civilians within the surrounding communities in Tanzania.

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July 25, 2016

In 2015, AIDSFree conducted a review of the PEPFAR Gender-Based Violence Initiative (GBVI) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, and Tanzania.

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July 7, 2016

The role of STIs in the transmission dynamics of HIV epidemics is paradoxical and complex. Population-based studies have found that both the prevalence and incidence of HIV were substantially higher among people with STIs.