#Tanzania

  • Article: Lack of COVID-19 Testing Is Leading to a 'Silent Epidemic' in Africa, Warns WHO

    Lack of COVID-19 Testing Is Leading to a 'Silent Epidemic' in Africa, Warns WHO

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 27, 2020

    Only eight of 54 countries have conducted at least 3,000 tests for every million people. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Is Lifting Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    Tanzania Is Lifting Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 8, 2020

    The country issued a letter after activists called on the World Bank to withdraw a loan. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania’s Health Policies Discriminate Against LGBTQ Community: Report

    Tanzania’s Health Policies Discriminate Against LGBTQ Community: Report

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 3, 2020

    Authorities have prevented LGBTQ people from receiving HIV testing and prevention. Read more

  • Article: Tanzanian Activists Urge World Bank to Halt Loan Over Pregnant Schoolgirl Ban

    Tanzanian Activists Urge World Bank to Halt Loan Over Pregnant Schoolgirl Ban

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 27, 2020

    The loan does not ensure pregnant students will be allowed to attend school. Read more

  • Article: How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 8, 2020

    The Ateker tribe often slips through the cracks of health systems due to their nomadic lifestyle. Read more

  • Article: African Health Leaders Unite to Launch a New Task Force to Tackle Ebola

    African Health Leaders Unite to Launch a New Task Force to Tackle Ebola

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    The World Health Organization has declared the virus a global health emergency. Read more

  • Article: Tanzanian Court Has Officially Banned Child Marriage For Good

    Tanzanian Court Has Officially Banned Child Marriage For Good

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 23, 2019

    Now boys and girls cannot legally marry until the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Ruled Child Marriage Illegal 3 Years Ago. Now It's Trying to Reinstate It.

    Tanzania Ruled Child Marriage Illegal 3 Years Ago. Now It's Trying to Reinstate It.

    By Daniele Selby|July 26, 2019

    Activists are fighting to ensure the ban remains in place and is finally enforced. Read more