Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Dar, Toronto in Sh21bn health project

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Miguel Suleyman

The governments of Tanzania and Canada have injected a total of $13.1 million (about Sh21 billion) in a maternal, newborn and child health programme that benefits over 700,000 people in five districts in Mwanza and Rukwa regions.

Jointly implemented by Plan International, US-based health organisation -- Jhpiego -- and Africare, the programme known as ‘Uzazi na Mwana’, has so far reached 300,000 mothers, 80,000 men and 325,000 children in Ilemela and Sengerema districts in Mwanza Region; Nkasi in Sumbawanga Rural and Kalambo in Rukwa Region.

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