Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Govt committed to improve health sector, Bilal says

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Annastazia Fredy

The Tanzania health sector has made a sky-leap achievement in a ten-year period in terms of technological advancement, medical facilities and professionalism, Vice President Mohamed Gharib Bilal said in Mwanza at the weekend.

Dr Bilal, who was speaking during the opening of the fourth Tanzania Medical Students Association (Tamsa) conference on Monday, said he was relieved that 80 per cent of medical practitioners and health workers, who were trained in the country decided to report to their work places. Medical students from US, Kazakhstan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and host Tanzania are attending this year’s conference. The conference’s theme is Impact of Global Health in Africa; it’s time to face the challenges.

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