PSI Tanzania works in partnership with the government to identify consumer barriers to accessing healthcare, especially in sexual and reproductive health, malaria and HIV, and delivers solutions and services that address their needs.
FayKat Tower, 12th Floor, Plot No: 236-238
Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road, Block: 41
PO Box 33500
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone: + 255-754-781-110
Email: [email protected]
Established in 1993, PSI Tanzania works in partnership with the Government of Tanzania in the priority health areas of sexual and reproductive health, malaria prevention, HIV and maternal and child health. Using PSI’s market development approach and targeted social behavior change, PSI Tanzania works to support the government in addressing market failures in the public health space across the country.
In 2018, PSI Tanzania provided:
years of healthy life for consumers
years of protection against unintended pregnancy for Tanzanian couples
PSI Tanzania supports the Government of Tanzania’s efforts to reduce the maternal mortality rate and increase the contraceptive prevalence rate by offering women of reproductive age a range of high-quality reproductive health products and services. In collaboration with the government, PSI Tanzania is implementing a range of service delivery models including franchising of 120 private sector clinics to deliver contraception, comprehensive post-abortion services, a targeted adolescent-focused community outreach program for sexual and reproductive health and social marketing of a range of both long- and short-term contraceptives for sale through private sector retail outlets.
Ninety-three percent of the population in Tanzania is at risk of malaria. PSI Tanzania is supporting the National Malaria Control Program’s strategic objective to reduce transmission of malaria by maintaining effective vector control interventions. PSI Tanzania, in partnership with the US President’s Malaria Initiative’s VectorLink project, is distributing insecticide-treated nets in all health facilities and primary schools in 14 regions with a high malaria prevalence (>10%).
Working in collaboration with the National AIDS Control Program and the Tanzania Commission for AIDS, PSI Tanzania is supporting market development for condoms to prevent HIV transmission. In partnership with both the private and public sector, PSI Tanzania supports the strengthening of supply chains for last mile condom delivery through commercial retail outlets and community-based distribution.
With overarching commitments to flexibility in our work, and greater wellbeing for our employees, we want to ensure PSI is positioned for success with a global and holistic view of talent. Under our new “work from (almost) anywhere,” or “WFAA” philosophy, we are making the necessary investments to be an employer of record in more than half of U.S. states, and consider the U.S. as one single labor market for salary purposes. Globally, we recognize the need to compete for talent everywhere; we maintain a talent center in Nairobi and a mini-hub in Abidjan. PSI also already works with our Dutch-based European partner, PSI Europe, and we’re creating a virtual talent center in the UK.
PSI is firmly committed to the meaningful engagement of young people in our work. As signatories of the Global Consensus Statement on Meaningful Adolescent & Youth Engagement, PSI affirms that young people have a fundamental right to actively and meaningfully engage in all matters that affect their lives. PSI’s commitments aim to serve and partner with diverse young people from 10-24 years, and we have prioritized ethics and integrity in our approach. Read more about our commitments to the three core principles of respect, justice and Do No Harm in the Commitment to Ethics in Youth-Powered Design. And read more about how we are bringing our words to action in our ICPD+25 commitment, Elevating Youth Voices, Building Youth Skills for Health Design.
PSI works to ensure that its operations and supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking. Read more about this commitment in our policy statement, endorsed by the PSI Board of Directors.
Since 2017, PSI has been a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, a commitment to align strategies and operations with universal principles of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Read about PSI’s commitment to the UN Global Compact here.
The health of PSI’s consumers is inextricably linked to the health of our planet. That’s why we’ve joined the Climate Accountability in Development as part of our commitment to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2030. Read about our commitment to environmental sustainability.
PSI does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Read our full affirmative action and equal employment opportunity policy here.
PSI is committed to establishing and maintaining a work environment that fosters harmonious, productive working relationships and encourages mutual respect among team members. Read our policy against discrimination and harassment here.
PSI is committed to serving all health consumers with respect, and strives for the highest standards of ethical behavior. PSI is dedicated to complying with the letter and spirit of all laws, regulations and contractual obligations to which it is subject, and to ensuring that all funds with which it is entrusted are used to achieve maximum impact on its programs. PSI provides exceptionally strong financial, operational and program management systems to ensure rigorous internal controls are in place to prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse and ensure compliance with the highest standards. Essential to this commitment is protecting the safety and well-being of our program consumers, including the most vulnerable, such as women and children. PSI maintains zero tolerance for child abuse, sexual abuse, or exploitative acts or threats by our employees, consultants, volunteers or anyone associated with the delivery of our programs and services, and takes seriously all complaints of misconduct brought to our attention.
PSI affirms its commitment to diversity and believes that when people feel respected and included they can be more honest, collaborative and successful. We believe that everyone deserves respect and equal treatment regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, cultural background or religious beliefs. Read our commitment to diversity and inclusion here. Plus, we’ve signed the CREED Pledge for Racial and Ethnic Equity. Learn more.
PSI affirms gender equality is a universal human right and the achievement of it is essential to PSI’s mission. Read about our commitment to gender equality here.