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Happy New Year 2014 from the Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF).


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New Equiped Obstetric Theaters To Save Mother’s Lives In Rukwa

Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare handed over five (5) new obstetric theaters and basic equipment’s to health centers in Rukwa region. The theaters were constructed through BMAF’s signature programme namely, the Mkapa Fellows, which is a five (5) year initiative aims to improve HIV/AIDS care and Treatment, Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) and Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) services through Human Resource for Health, Infrastructure development and Capacity building in rural underserved and hard to reach areas. It is also part of the initiative to support one National Strategy (One Plan) aimed to reduce Maternal death in the country.





30 New Staff Houses Are Handed Over To Health Workers In Singida.

Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare through “Health Systems Strengthening Projects” funded by the Global Fund Round 9 (GFR9) to fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has handed newly over thirty (30) constructed houses in Singida Region. The beneficiaries District Councils are Iramba, Manyoni and Singida DC, whereby each District Councils were handed over 10 houses.Inaugurating the handing over ceremony, The Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania who is also the BMAF Settlor, His Excellency Benjamin William Mkapa handed over 30 houses for the health workers to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.





Policy Table Discussion Meeting Ends With Great Resolutions.

For the past two years, The Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) has been implementing various programs that aim at complementing Government efforts in strengthening health systems for better services on HIV/AIDS, Maternal health and others. Among these programs include the Regional Hospital Laboratory Strengthening and The Mkapa Fellows Program II.A two (2) days “Policy Table Discussion” was organized by BMAF in Dar es Salaam, whereby BMAF and other stakeholders (Local Government Authorities (LGA’s) and Regional Secretariat (RS) were invited to share successes and challenges faced during their program implementation.





Bmaf Recruits 230 Health Workers And 75 Tutors In Rural Areas .

BMAF in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare recruited 230 health workers who are deployed in 35 districts and 75 Tutors who will be placed in 14 Health Training Institutions. This initiative under the Global Fund Round 9 intended to complement government efforts in addressing shortage of Health workers and tutors in the underserved Districts and Health training Institutions respectively. In an effort to continue to strengthen the health system through staff orientation, BMAF conducted a two day orientation workshop for the health workers and tutors who have been recruited.The orientation that took place in Morogoro- Veta Hall, with the aim of equipping the staff with knowledge on project objectives,





Bmaf Receives Tshs 50 Million Support From Anglogold Ashanti-Geita Gold Mine .

The Benjamin Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) received a sum of Tshs. 50 Millions from its donor AngloGold Ashanti’s- Geita Gold Mine as a donation of implementing its 5 year home grown initiatives Mkapa Fellows Program II (MFP II) which will be implemented from 2012-2017.Speaking to the media during the press conference held on 18th october 2013 at BMAF’S head office, Dr. Ellen Mkondya Senkoro the CEO of BMAF said “We thank you AngloGold Ashanti -Geita Gold Mine for the partnership and the generous donation of Tshs. 50 m/= towards MFP II for this year,2013 as you are the first company that has decided to continue supporting us.”





More Hope Brought To Sumbawanga Community As Bmaf Hands Over 20 Staff Houses To Rukwa Region.

It was a day of happiness as the community residing in the village of Kasense located in Sumbawanga Municipal Council had their closely located dispensary - Chipu dispensary now become operational, after obtaining staff houses which will enable to accommodate health workers that can adequately serve them. The Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation handed over 20 out of 30 houses to be built in Rukwa Region in a ceremony held at the Chipu dispensary located in Sumbwanga Municipal Council. The staff houses construction is one of the components of the Health Systems Strengthening Programme funded by Global Fund Round 9 to fight against HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis .





Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Project


The Government of Tanzania is committed to the equitable delivery of quality health services. Read more...


  Mkapa Fellows Programme Extension


Mkapa Fellows is a pioneering, innovative human resources for health program that supports government efforts to tackle HIV/AIDS. Read more...


 Tanzania HR Capacity Project


The Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) is collaborating with Intrahealth International to implement Tanzania Human Resources.




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