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Experience of initiating collaboration of traditional healers in managing HIV and AIDS in Tanzania
Collaboration between traditional healers and biomedical practitioners is now being accepted by many African countries south of the Sahara because of the increasing problem of HIV/AIDS. The keyExpand
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Prospects and Challenges of Medicinal Plants Conservation and Traditional Medicine in Tanzania
A qualitative study was carried to assess prospects and challenges of medicinal plants conservation and traditional medicine in Tanzania. The study shows that TRM and medicinal have great prospectsExpand
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Curricular transformation of health professions education in Tanzania: The process at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (2008–2011)
Tanzania requires more health professionals equipped to tackle its serious health challenges. When it became an independent university in 2007, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied SciencesExpand
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Role of traditional healers in psychosocial support in caring for the orphans: A case of Dar-es Salaam City, Tanzania
Orphans are an increasing problem in developing countries particularly in Africa; due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic; and needs collective effort in intervention processes by including all stakeholdersExpand
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Knowledge on malaria transmission and its prevention among schoolchildren in Kyela District, south-western Tanzania.
A school-based study was carried out to assess the knowledge on malaria and its prevention among children in Kyela District, south-western, Tanzania in August-September 2004. A total of 400Expand
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Assessing acceptability of parents/guardians of adolescents towards introduction of sex and reproductive health education in schools at Kinondoni Municipal in Dar es Salaam city.
OBJECTIVES To assess acceptability of parents/guardians of adolescents towards the introduction of sex and reproductive health education in the community and schools. METHODS A multi-stage randomExpand
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Experience on healthcare utilization in seven administrative regions of Tanzania
Health care utilization in many developing countries, Tanzania included, is mainly through the use of traditional medicine (TRM) and its practitioners despite the presence of the conventionalExpand
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Birth preparedness and complication readiness – a qualitative study among community members in rural Tanzania
Background Birth preparedness and complication readiness (BP/CR) strategies are aimed at reducing delays in seeking, reaching, and receiving care. Counselling on birth preparedness is provided duringExpand
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Barriers to men who have sex with men attending HIV related health services in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The HIV/AIDS disease burden is disproportionately high among men who have sex with men (MSM) worldwide. If this group will continue to be ignored they will continue to be the focus of HIV infectionExpand
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Anti-mosquito plants as an alternative or incremental method for malaria vector control among rural communities of Bagamoyo District, Tanzania
BackgroundPlants represent one of the most accessible resources available for mosquito control by communities in Tanzania. However, no documented statistics exist for their contribution in theExpand
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