Tanzania

I-TECH began its work in Tanzania in 2006 at the request of the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children­­ (MOHCDGEC) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For over a decade, I-TECH has been providing technical assistance to strengthen health systems in Tanzania and improve the quality of care provided to patients with HIV and AIDS.

I-TECH Tanzania is directly contributing to the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals through support for implementation of “Treat All” through differentiated care models, safe voluntary medical male circumcision, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, treatment of TB/HIV coinfection, and ART treatment.

I-TECH Tanzania has also been supporting PEPFAR’s Human Resource for Health Strategy through activities focused on increasing the number and skills of mid-level health care workers through training and onsite supervision.

Program Highlights

Continuing Professional Development in Tanzania
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs offers health care workers the chance to continue to improve performance, develop, maintain and update knowledge, skills and attitudes in order to provide safe, ethical, legal, and effective care to patients, clients and the community ...
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Differentiated Models of HIV Service Delivery in Tanzania
In October 2016, the Government of Tanzania adopted the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Treat All recommendations. The adoption of WHO recommendations, coupled with the Government of Tanzania’s acceptance of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets represents a significant commitment to the fight against HIV in Tanzania ...
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Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) in Tanzania
For Tanzania to meet a WHO-specified target of one or more epidemiologists per 200,000 population [1] it will require an additional 250 epidemiologists who are well-trained and geographically distributed in all regions of the country ...
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TrainSMART and Other Innovative Training Models in Tanzania
Tanzania is in the process of adopting TrainSMART, a database system created by I-TECH, to track health care worker training, and working to integrate TrainSMART with the national Human Resource Information System (HRIS) ...
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