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August 3, 2017

The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) strives to reduce malaria deaths and substantially decrease malaria prevalence with the long-term goal of elimination. With support from PMI and its partners, malaria control interventions are being scaled up and critical commodities are being distributed to vulnerable populations. PMI employs an integrated approach emphasizing prevention through insecticide treated nets (ITNs), indoor residual spraying, and prevention of malaria in pregnancy. Disease control is also emphasized through prompt diagnosis and correct treatment, strengthened malaria surveillance, developing human resources capacity, and promoting positive behaviors for malaria prevention and case management.

August 3, 2017

As part of a comprehensive approach to nutrition under Feed the Future and the Global Health Initiative, USAID focuses on reducing the prevalence of chronic undernutrition and maternal anemia in Tanzania through integrated health and agriculture programs and services at the district and community levels.

August 3, 2017

USAID/Tanzania’s maternal and child health (MCH) programs support activities in line with the Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Mortality (EPCMD) Initiative, which prioritizes improved health for the most vulnerable women, girls, newborns, and children under five.

August 3, 2017

USAID began supporting family planning in Tanzania in the late 1980s with a focus on increasing the prevalence rate of modern contraceptives, proving instrumental in building Tanzania’s national program. Under the U.S. Government’s Global Health Initiative (GHI), USAID’s family planning programs are integrated with other health services and contribute to the GHI goals of reducing maternal mortality and improving child survival.

August 3, 2017

USAID works to mitigate the impact and spread of Tanzania’s generalized HIV epidemic in partnership with the Government of Tanzania, other U.S. Government agencies, and a wide range of implementing partners through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

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Last updated: August 03, 2017

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