The Tanzania Human Resource Capacity Project (THRP) launched the Human Resource for Health (HRH) guidelines and studies developed in collaboration with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania. The launching event conducted on Friday 31st May 2012 at the Double Tree hotel, was part of the THRP feedback meeting to key stakeholders. The launched documents included the National Orientation package, Human Resource Management Supportive supervision manual and a Study on multi-sectorial criteria for the defining underserved areas.
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 kick start our fundraising campaign, the Foundation hosted for the first time its annual Fundraising gala night on 1st June 2012, at the Hyatt Kilimanjaro Hotel Dar Es Salaam.
The event was graced by our President His. Excellency Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete. Joining him were two former Heads of States H.E. Ali Hassan Mwinyi and H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa.
The gala night brought together various Private sector and corporate executives, Diplomats, Development Missions and Individuals to pledge for their support towards this noble cause. The purpose of the occasion is to encourage local ownership of the programme, to promote a culture of “giving back to the community” and to safeguard ways of programme sustainability through involvement of locals and international partners to serve Tanzanians in remote areas.
Contribution from invited guests and all others interested parties to support the programme, may be in financial terms, or in kind. The Foundation upholds high standards of good governance and accountability. Taking that into account, we will provide regular updates on progress made by the programme, in terms of results achieved and financial updates to all the contributors.
Thank you for your cooperation and interest to partner with Mkapa Foundation. We believe together we can bring hope to rural Tanzanians - Play your part!
BANK DETAILS TO MAKE YOUR CONTRIBUTION:
Account Name: Mkapa Fellows Program
Account No: 0250008907
Bank Name: Bank M (TANZANIA) LIMITED,
Tanzania Swift Code: BNKMTZTZ
For More Information you may contact the below:
Chief Executive Officer
Benjamin W. Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation,
P. O. Box 76274,
Dar es Salaam - Tanzania
Tel: +255 (022) 2200-0531/2600-0540/2
Fax: +255 (022) 260-00543
“Your contribution makes our work possible”
Donate by phone or by e-mail, or to the account below:
Telephone: Tel:+255 (22) 2600531/ +255 (22) 2600540/2
We will assist you with the process and answer any questions you may have about your contribution to our Foundation. Your contribution will enable smooth operation of the Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation activities at the sites to reach their clients easily.
We need your help today. Please send the most generous support you can afford to create a future of hope for the rural poor Tanzanians. The account to donate is shown below:
Account Name: Mkapa Fellows Program
Account Number: 0250008907
Bank Name: Bank M (Tanzania) Limited
Swift Code: BNKMTZTZ