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Recent U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Green Named Managing Director of Malaria No More Policy Center

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Green, recent U.S. Ambassador to the United Republic of Tanzania, joins Malaria No More as the new Managing Director of the Malaria No More Policy Center in Washington, DC, the non-profit organization announced today. Green brings unparalleled exp...

Abbott Fund and the Government of Tanzania Celebrate Milestone in Strengthening Nation's Health Care System

Partnership Will Modernize All Regional Hospital Laboratories to Improve Access to Care Across the Country DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At a ceremony today, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, United Republic of Tanzania, and Abbott Fund c...

Remarks by President Bush and President Kikwete of Tanzania in an Exchange of Toasts

State House Dar es Salaam, Tanzania WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 6:58 P.M. (L) PRESIDENT KIKWETE: Distinguished invited guests, ladies and gentlemen. It's not time for speeches, because I think we spoke enough the whole day, in the morning, later in the afternoon. I...

Remarks By President Bush and President Kikwete of Tanzania at Roundtable on Pepfar

Amana District Hospital Dar es Salaam, Tanzania WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 1:35 P.M. (L) PRESIDENT KIKWETE: Mr. President, First Lady, my dear wife -- Mr. President, welcome again to Amana Hospital. Well, let me use this opportunity to thank you so much, again, fo...

Father and Daughter From Tanzania Receive Their First Medical Examination in Newport Beach

IN AMERICA FOR THE KIDS OF KILIMANJARO ANNUAL GALA Program provides school lunches to over 10,000 students in poor region of Tanzania ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Mary and Joseph Mwanisawa agreed to travel over 15,000...

Abbott Fund to Build First Pediatric HIV/AIDS Clinic in Tanzania

Joint Effort with Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative Will Improve Access to Health Care for Children with HIV/AIDS WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Abbott Fund joined representatives from the U.S. government, Baylor College of Medicine, the government of Ta...

Project Concern International Receives a US$1 Million Grant From the Starbucks Foundation's Ethos Water Fund to Provide Safe Water and Sanitation Services in Tanzania

SAN DIEGO, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Concern International (PCI) recently received a US$1 million grant from the Starbucks Foundation's Ethos Water Fund that will enable PCI and its local partner, ADRA/Tanzania, to provide access to safe water and low-cost sanitation technolo...

Rift Valley Fever in the United Republic of Tanzania

Reported outbreaks of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) among animals began on 18 January 2007 with the first human case reported at the beginning// of February 2007 in Arusha region. A response team from the Tanzanian Ministry of Health, WHO Country Office, WHO Regional Office for Africa, Centers for Diseas...

Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs Honors MTV Executive for Outstanding Contribution to Health Communication

...provides youth targeted information, promoting safer lifestyle choices, and fighting the stigma and discrimination fuelling the HIV epidemic in Kenya, tanzania and Trinidad & Tobago. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, "Staying Alive" is developing a new, expanded regional and cou...

House Subcommittee Markup Leaves Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria in Crisis

...ining the fight against AIDS. A World Bank report recently detailed how it could place the treatment of more than 1.7 million at risk by year's end. tanzania announced that it planned to cut its national HIV/AIDS budget by 25 percent, and similar moves by Kenya and Sudan have already caused shortages of med...
Tanzania in Medical Technology

Two New Studies in the New England Journal of Medicine Show Malaria Vaccine Candidate Advancing in Africa

...to have a promising safety profile. The studies were conducted in Kenya and tanzania and were presented today at the American Society for Tropical Medicine and ... http://www.kemri-wellcome.org . About the Joint Malaria Programme, tanzania The Joint Malaria Programme (JMP) is a joint collaborative link bet...

Focus Diagnostics Launches Laboratory Test for Chikungunya Virus

...an illness in Europe -- has shown that "the spread of chikungunya across continents cannot be ruled out." Chikungunya, which was first identified in tanzania in 1953, is endemic in parts of Africa and Asia. The chikungunya virus is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. The Aedes al...
Tanzania in Biological News

Stanford's Woods Institute awards new round of Environmental Venture Projects

...re traditional sources," Kennedy said. On May 18, the president of tanzania and other government officials made a special visit to the Woods Institute ...he project. In July, the EVP research team will lead a two-day symposium in tanzania on water and health issues in that country. EVP Symposium To ...

'Super reefs' fend off climate change, study says

...m that developing countries, such as Tanzania, can effectively manage their reefs in the face of climate change." The authors suggest that reefs in tanzania and elsewhere that exhibit similar environmental conditions have the ability to recover from large-scale climatic and human disturbances. They may, t...

Lincoln Park Zoo scientists awarded National Institutes of Health grant

...ow maternal behavior influences infant health and development in humans. Research is being conducted with wild chimpanzees in Gombe National Park, tanzania where renowned primatologist Jane Goodall first began her research in 1960 and Murray lived and worked for two years during her dissertation studies. ...

Small male chimps use politics, rather than aggression, to lead the pack, U of Minnesota study says

...he research was conducted, was the study's lead author of the study. As a recipient of a Katherine E. Sullivan Fellowship he later spent six months in tanzania and Gombe and then became an educational assistant at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. "Mark showed extraordinary creativity and tenacity in pulli...

Ivory poaching at critical levels: Elephants on path to extinction by 2020?

...rganization in Cameroon, Emily Kisamo of the Lusaka Agreement Task Force in Kenya, Celia Mailand of the UW, Benezeth Mutayoba of Sokoine University in tanzania and Matthew Stephens of the University of Chicago. Wasser's laboratory has developed DNA tools that can determine which elephant population ivory...

Newly discovered monkey is threatened with extinction

... work by WCS scientists in the Southern Highlands and Udzungwa Mountains in tanzania where the kipunji was discovered. The team found that the monkey's range i... kipunji is hanging on by the thinnest of threads," said Dr. Tim Davenport, tanzania Country Director for the Wildlife Conservation Society. "We must do all we...

Biodiversity maps developed by UCSD scientists will help guide conservation measures in East Africa

...s in Kenya, and therefore there is hope that some of the findings will actually be implemented," Jetz said. "We sense a clear willingness in Kenya and tanzania to put more reserves in place to mitigate the impacts of global change. For that they are looking to scientists for guidance. So we have a situation w...

RAND study finds increase in piracy and terrorism at sea

...ter of all piracy incidents recorded during 2006. Other high-risk areas include the waters off Bangladesh, Somalia, the Gulf of Aden/Red Sea, Nigeria, tanzania and Peru, which collectively accounted for the bulk of remaining incidents that year. Chalk said that a number of factors have contributed to the ...

Undergraduates develop 'dirt-powered' microbial fuel cells to light Africa

...etition and additional funding from Harvard Initiative for Global Health, the team will conduct the first field study in the foothills of Kilimanjaro, tanzania starting in July. They then have plans to test and distribute refined prototypes in Namibia in collaboration with Namibia Connection Youth Network. ...

Major scientific push to tackle agricultural productivity and food security in developing world

... armyworm is a major migratory insect pest, which feeds voraciously on cereal crops. Using a radical new solution, researchers from the UK, Canada and tanzania will investigate the use of a naturally occurring virus in armyworms with a view to using it as a biological pesticide. Defeating witchweed famine th...
Tanzania in Biological Technology

New Leadership Team at International Trachoma Initiative to Build Stronger Partnerships to Eliminate Blinding Trachoma

...and financial reporting, tax, securities exchange and regulatory reporting. ITI has program offices in Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, tanzania and Vietnam. www.trachoma.org ...

African Health Delegates Welcomed to Washington

....S.-Africa relations, includes senior health officials from the African Union, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, tanzania and Uganda. With a new administration in the White House and a global economic crisis forcing a review of every U.S. funding commitment, decision-mak...

RAND study finds increase in piracy and terrorism at sea

...ter of all piracy incidents recorded during 2006. Other high-risk areas include the waters off Bangladesh, Somalia, the Gulf of Aden/Red Sea, Nigeria, tanzania and Peru, which collectively accounted for the bulk of remaining incidents that year. Chalk said that a number of factors have contributed to the ...

RAND study finds increase in piracy and terrorism at sea

...ter of all piracy incidents recorded during 2006. Other high-risk areas include the waters off Bangladesh, Somalia, the Gulf of Aden/Red Sea, Nigeria, tanzania and Peru, which collectively accounted for the bulk of remaining incidents that year. Chalk said that a number of factors have contributed to the ...

Out beyond the horizon

...for our shores, is not a fictional scenario. (In 1988, it was an Al Qaeda merchant ship that delivered the materials needed to bomb U.S. embassies in tanzania and Kenya. That same ship was never seen again.) Given lots of time, customs agents could find all contraband. But, in the world of maritime shi...

Out beyond the horizon

...for our shores, is not a fictional scenario. (In 1988, it was an Al Qaeda merchant ship that delivered the materials needed to bomb U.S. embassies in tanzania and Kenya. That same ship was never seen again.) Given lots of time, customs agents could find all contraband. But, in the world of maritime shi...

Thompson's HHS legacy will include efforts to combat disease in Africa

...en at Arusha National Park near Mt. Kilimanjaro in tanzania Arusha, tanzania Even if former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson ski...frica. It was attended by the presidents of Kenya, tanzania and Uganda, among other African leaders, and was b...
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