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Implementing QuanTB to Improve Forecasting, Supply Planning, and Early Warning Systems for TB Medicines: Tanzania Report

…SIAPS conducted a review of its TB technical assistance and the QuanTB implementation in Tanzania. Specific objectives were to determine: Key achievements or results of SIAPS QuanTB technical assistance in Tanzania Experiences and perspectives of the beneficiaries from the NTLP Challenges and lessons learned This report summarizes key aspects and results of the analysis for Tanzania….

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Assessment of Supply Chain Management Systems for Neglected Tropical Disease Drugs in Cameroon, Mali, Tanzania, and Uganda

…ion and for providing district health administrations with funding from the national level. District health care responsibilities are to implement the national NTD policy, plan and manage mass drug administrations (MDAs), and oversee community administration of the NTD control programs. The purpose of assessing the pharmaceutical management and supply chain management (SCM) of NTD control programs for Cameroon, Mali, Tanzania, and Ugande was to…

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Understanding Private Retail Drug Outlet Dispenser Knowledge and Practices in Tuberculosis Care in Tanzania

…Rutta E, Tarimo A, Delmotte E, James I, Mwakisu S, Kasembe D, et al. Understanding private retail drug outlet dispenser knowledge and practices in tuberculosis care in Tanzania. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2014;18(9):1108-13. View the abstract…

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Engaging the Private Sector to Improve Antimicrobial Use in the Community: Experience from Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets in Tanzania

…Valimba R, Liana J, Joshi MP, Rutta E, Embrey M, Bundala M, Kibassa B. Engaging the Private Sector to Improve Antimicrobial Use in the Community: Experience from Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets in Tanzania. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice. 2014; 7(1):11. Read the full article…

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Technical Assistance to the Public– Private Mix for TB Case Management in Tanzania

…Download The SIAPS team will conduct a workshop to disseminate the findings of the baseline assessment on the knowledge and practice of TB management in pharmacies and ADDOs. The workshop will also review training materials and adapted tools aimed at enhancing private sector engagement in early TB case detection in Tanzania….

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Engaging the Private Retail Pharmaceutical Sector in TB Case Finding in Tanzania: Pilot Dissemination Meeting Report

…r them to diagnostic centers for evaluation. The quicker people are diagnosed and started on quality treatment, the less time they spend sick and able to spread TB to others. The USAID-funded SIAPS project partnered with the Tanzanian National TB Program to pilot a training and referral program in two regions of Tanzania; the meeting report available here describes the approach, activities, and results. In the course of 16 months, participating…

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Engaging Private-Sector Drug Dispensers to Improve Tuberculosis Control

…To assess the readiness and willingness of retail drug dispensers in the private sector to participate in TB case detection, SIAPS conducted a baseline survey among pharmacies and accredited drug dispensing outlets (ADDOs) in the regions of Morogoro and Dar es Salaam. Drug dispensers in 122 pharmacies and 173 ADDOs were surveyed to assess TB knowledge and practices, and to inform the development of appropriate interventions to address gaps….

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Engaging Private Retail Drug Outlets in Early TB Case Finding in Tanzania: Final Report

The engagement of all care providers in tuberculosis (TB) case finding is an essential element of the 2009–2016 Strategic Plan of the Tanzania National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme (NTLP). This is in line with the World Health Organization (WHO) and Stop TB Partnership recommendation for public-private mix (PPM) to support DOTS implementation, and supports the NTLP’s goal of decreasing TB-related morbidity and mortality in the country….

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Estimation of the Unmet Need for Essential Maternal Health Medicines

Malik M. (2013, January). Estimation of unmet need for essential maternal health medicines. Oral presentation at the Global Maternal Health Conference Arusha, Tanzania.

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