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“The COVID-19 pandemic is among the most pressing challenges to the health, well-being, and economic security of all people. We must work together to address this pandemic with urgency.” USAID Project Management Specialist Dr. Miriam Kombe
September 10, 2021

Today, in Dodoma, the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officially launched the Strengthening COVID-19 Case Management in Regional Referral Hospitals project. Key attendees were the Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response Dr. Elias Kwesi, and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Aifello Sichalwe. The new project aims to ensure health facilities provide the best care for COVID-19 patients with critical needs, ultimately improving their chances and speed of recovery. The project will strengthen health care workers’ management of these cases to enable an effective, lifesaving, and sustainable COVID-19 response.

August 23, 2021

The Performance Management Plan (PMP) is a mission-wide tool to measure progress towards achieving the mission’s development objectives, as articulated under the CDCS. The PMP framework will guide efforts to monitor, evaluate, and learn from our implementation of the CDCS. Together, with Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and  earning (MEL) Plans and other mission documents, the PMP meets the 2016 Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act requirement to establish annual objectives  or monitoring, evaluating, analyzing progress, and applying learning toward achieving results.

August 18, 2021

Jifunze Uelewe ("Learn and Understand") is a four-year activity which aims to sustain improvement of literacy and numeracy for all learners in pre-primary and primary education. Tanzania has seen rapid growth in access to basic education, but the quality of education and learning outcomes remain lower than its peer countries. With the introduction of free pre-primary education, the number of teachers has been unable to match increased student demand.

August 18, 2021

Leveraging and Advancing the Private Health Sector (LEAPS) is a five-year activity which aims to strengthen reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH) services, among other health areas. Mortality rates in Tanzania remain high due to limited access to health services and inadequate skills among healthcare workers (HCWs) to manage causes of maternal death, as well as high loss to HIV/AIDS follow-up, especially for pediatric HIV exposed infants.

August 18, 2021

Mwanamke Imara (“A Strong Woman”) is a three-year activity which aims to empower women and young people to address gender-based violence (GBV) and discrimination across three regions of Tanzania.

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Last updated: September 10, 2021

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