“I equate these Mkapa Fellows similar to the US Peace Corps volunteers as they are young Tanzanians with enthusiasm and dedication to tackle most of our health services challenges in order to serve our people here in the villages. I must try and retain them even after the contract ends with Mkapa Foundation.” Theonest Kishenyi, District Executive Director, Bukombe District Council
“We offer localized incentive packages for new recruits choosing to work in our villages as health workers. Our motto is to attract more and more health professionals to come and offer the much needed services to rural communities,” Isaac Luvanda, District Health Secretary for Masasi, Mtwara
“I work at Ruangwa District Hospital, where I attend an average of 20 patients in a CTC clinic every week and also offer other clinical services to patients” Saida Mbaruku, Mkapa Fellow and Registered Nurse, Ruangwa-Lindi
“We have been posted at Tumbi Regional Hospital, Kibaha, where we offer quality laboratory services to clients, we appreciate Mkapa Foundation and Abbott Fund to give us this opportunity,” Mkapa Fellows, Anna Kadoda and Shukuru Joseph.
"Ability of doing many tests due to the available machines give us more experience and hence better performance" Idd J. Kasoga, Abbott Lab Technologist, Kigoma Regional Hospital
“Regularly we get technical backstopping from District Health Managers, thus improving our skills in health service delivery,” health workers, Ms. Agnes Mwakalindile and Ms. Bhakita at Nzihi Health Centre, Iringa.
“Thanks to Job Fairs, we now know where and how to apply for health sector jobs once we are through with our studies,” Final year students at Lindi Clinical Officers Training Centre (COTC)
“I have peace of mind. I am assured of quality health services for me and my child whenever I visit Ligula Hospital,” patient at Ligula Hospital, Mtwara Region
“Whenever I visit this clinic, I am assured of being well attended, I am looking forward to give birth to a healthy baby,” Mwanahamisi Iddi, at Tandahimba District Hospital, Newala.
“Through testing of HIV, I can know my status and plan better for my future,” client receiving services at VCT centre, Liwale, Lindi Region
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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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