In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Rena Greifinger, Population Services International’s technical adviser for youth and girls, stood before a nyakanga, who leads girls through ceremonies that marks their transition from girlhood to womanhood. Draped in fabric, she acted out a scene in which a teenager asked questions about her health. Afterward, Greifinger sat at the […]
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – In a small room in a dusty back street, Hamisi and 12 other male sex workers are preparing for a long night of work. Just after dark, they stuff their pockets full of condoms and divvy up the nearby communities using markers and a hand-drawn map. From there, they head […]
Twenty-two million insecticide treated mosquito nets will be distributed countrywide next month by the Population Service International (PSI) through the Global Fund for Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) to support programme to combat the spread of malaria in the country. The mosquito nets were scheduled for distribution early this year, however, according to the PSI […]
THE government come August, this year, will be getting reinforcement in its battle against cervical cancer when Population Services International starts screening Dar es Salaam residents. The PSI Child Health Programme Manager, Mr Furaha Kabuye, said that apart from starting to offer these services, they plan to engage employers to assist in screening their employees […]
AN innovative mechanism geared to improve quality health service delivery in private sector facilities has started bearing fruits in the country as its demand increases. The PSI Head of Government and Media Relations, Ms Fauziyat Abood, told ‘the Daily News’ that since the launching of the ‘Familia’ social franchising branding of health services in 2009, […]
Although Tanzania has now made remarkable headway in the fight against HIV/AIDS, the road ahead remains long, rugged and challenging. Read the full article on Daily News.
Dar es Salaam. An American singer-songwriter, actress and fashion designer, Amanda Leigh “Mandy” Moore, says she is ready to work with Tanzanian artistes.
The Global Fund will provide at least 20 million treated mosquito nets next year that will be distributed for free to expectant mothers in a move aimed at supporting the country’s efforts to combat the spread of malaria. Read the full article on IPP Media
Before December, the Population Service International (PSI) plans to perform free cervical cancer tests for up to 60 per cent of all women in the country. Speaking at the Financial Institutions and Investment Exhibition for small entrepreneurs in Dar es Salaam at the turn of the week, PSI Communications Coordinator in the Eastern Zone, Mohammed […]
Nigeria has been listed as one of the several countries that benefited from Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) 7 billion litres of clean drinking water delivered through the company’s global non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) programme. According a statement signed and released by Lisa Popyk of P&G Global Sustainability Communications from the global headquarters of […]