For two decades, we've partnered with Tanzania’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the private sector to strengthen the country's health workforce, increase access to and quality of health services, and improve the health and well-being of Tanzania's 45 million citizens.
We've worked with our partners and Tanzania’s frontline health workers to prevent HIV, provide family planning and reproductive health services, leverage technology and data for stronger decision-making, and help health officials plan for, recruit, and deploy an effective health workforce.
We value strong partnerships, sustainability, and creative solutions that work—and it shows in our results in Tanzania.
Nearly 2,000 people received care and treatment for gender-based violence.
Over 1,045,000 men and boys have opted for medical circumcision.
Over 2 million people tested for HIV.
Reached more than 1,045,000 boys and men in Tanzania with voluntary medical male circumcision since 2011.
In its second year alone, IntraHealth’s ToharaPlus project provided circumcision services to 305,718 men, 33% of all PEPFAR-supported VMMC services that year—the highest of all implementing partners in the country.
Work directly within the existing government structures to gather our data in Tanzania.
This includes training and working alongside the government health workers—mentoring them on how to correctly capture data on a daily basis, how to clean them up, and how to do monthly reporting using the government tools and database. Read more >>
Partnered with Vodacom and others in Tanzania to carry out the Health Network Programme, which opens invaluable lines of communication between health workers and government officials.
Aided Zanzibar (off the coast of Tanzania) in increasing its health workforce by more than 27% over the course of three years by using data from open-source software tools provided by IntraHealth International and the World Health Organization.
Installed IntraHealth's iHRIS Manage to help Tanzania's health leaders design and manage a comprehensive human resources strategy. For sustainability, we trained local staff to use the software and local partners to provide technical/management support.
Led the Tanzania Human Resource Capacity Project and trained and advocated for a new cadre of community workers, para-social workers (PSW), to engage most vulnerable children (MVC) and connect them with health and social services
Mentored Council Health Management teams in Tanzania to give feedback and follow up on improvement plans, resulting in 99 Tanzanian health facilities offering at least five types of family planning methods