Health workers in the District Councils of Masasi, Newala,Nanyumbu, Tandahimba and Mtwara have benefited from 50 houses constructed at their work stations. Each District Council was handed over 10 houses In December 2012 and February 2013.
The Benjamin William Mkapa HIV /AIDS Foundation, during the two days Stakeholders meetings held on 5th and 6th June 2013, here in Dar Es Salaam, has proved to the Government of Tanzania and partners that there is a significant growth in health and social welfare care sector through the contribution made by the foundation’s initiatives.
After being deployed to their work station in February this year, Mkapa Fellows (phase 2 program) are now working hand in hand to bring quality health services to rural Tanzanians.
30 skilled health professionals also known as Mkapa Fellows have been recruited and deployed to 9 health facilities located in 6 rural districts of Sumbawanga Rural, Nkasi, Kalambo, Kahama, Kishapu and Biharamulo.
’’After my graduation in 2009 as a Mkapa Fellow for 3 years, I have been working at the Kilolo District Hospital in Iringa region serving as the District Medical officer,“ so says Dr. Wilfred William Rwechungura, a medical doctor professionally and a Mkapa Fellows Alumni. He continues, “The Kilolo district populated with 205,081 people, is served with 1 district hospital, 2 public health centres and 50 public and private dispensaries and my roles it to ensure equitable and quality health services are accessible to the community.
Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation is a Trust, non-profit making organization, established and incorporated under the Trustees Incorporation Ordinance, CAP 375.Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation
Established in February 2006 and officially registered on 13th April 2006, the Foundation aims to supplement and complement the development efforts of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania.
To become a centre of excellence in enhancing delivery of quality response to HIV/AIDS in Tanzania.
To improve the delivery of services for HIV and AIDS, through innovations in health systems strengthening, particularly for underserved areas.
Revised BMAF Strategic Plan
In May 2007, the Mkapa Foundation (BMAF) developed its first five years Strategic Plan (2008-2012) to enable its alignment of work with the national policy framework and effectively address its goals and objectives. As part of mid-term review and to bring into perspective the new developments, while maintaining focus on its primary objective, BMAF reviewed its Strategic Plan in August, 2010.
To enhance your understanding of our work and strategic direction towards delivering quality services including HIV/AIDS and strengthening the health care system, please read more by downloading the Revised Strategic Plan. Click here to download the revised BMAF 2008-2012 Strategic Plan
The Government of Tanzania is committed to the equitable delivery of quality health services. Read more...
Mkapa Fellows is a pioneering, innovative human resources for health program that supports government efforts to tackle HIV/AIDS. Read more...
The Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) is collaborating with Intrahealth International to implement Tanzania Human Resources.
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