14 February 2018

Tanzania: PM On Infectious Diseases...

THE government is optimistic that Tanzania could likely eradicate zoonotic diseases by 2020 if the National One Health Strategic Plan and One Health Coordination Desk are fully implemented Zoonotic diseases are highly infectious and can be transmitted either way between animals and humans.

Yesterday, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa launched the Tanzania One Health Strategic Plan, a key document for preparedness and response to zoonotic events. The occasion also featured the launch of One Health Coordination Desk.

Mr Majaliwa said the plan whose implementation began in 2015 is expected to be completed in 2020, was yet another milestone in the fight against zoonoses and that Tanzania will be best placed to live healthily and that contribute into development projects. "The implementation of this plan is part of the 2015-2020 election CCM manifesto which seeks to have a health nation whose people will help in achieving the government's industrialisationdrive," he said.

The strategic plan aims at strengthening surveillance, prevention and control of zoonoses in both humans and animals, to establish structures and partnerships that promote One Health approaches as well as to conduct

Tanzania

Govt Employs 6,495 New Teachers to Fill Gaps Left By Those With Fake Certificates

The government said on Wednesday that it has employed 6,495 teachers for both secondary and primary schools to fill gaps… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2018 Tanzania Daily News. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.