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 {Photo credit: Flor Truchi/Keanahikishime}Anna Mzeru, Assistant Nursing Officer at Yombo Dispensary in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, shows facility data for HIV-positive patients, including those lost to follow-up and those currently on first- or second-line antiretroviral treatment.Photo credit: Flor Truchi/Keanahikishime

By Megan MontgomeryDays are long for Anna Mzeru.A nurse at a health dispensary in the Bagamoyo region of Tanzania, she is one of only two medical staff at a facility that should have nine to be fully staffed. She and the other provider see as many as 120 patients per day, and attend an average of 15 deliveries per month. “We sometimes leave very late, but we can’t leave the patients here. They need to be seen,” she says.The significant shortage of health workers at the clinic is common. Tanzania has a 56% vacancy rate across both public and private health care facilities.

The MedSource Sales and Marketing team.

MedSource—a company dedicated to improving the availability and affordability of medicines and supplies—shared its work and vision with delegates at the 8th East Africa Healthcare Federation (EAHF) Conference last week.

{Photo credit: Samy Rakotoniaina/Keanahikishime}Photo credit: Samy Rakotoniaina/Keanahikishime

Read the announcement in EnglishDes prix totalisant près de 600 000 dollars US destinés à améliorer la santé des femmes, des enfants, et des adolescents ont été attribués à des coalitions de la société civile dans neuf pays Keanahikishime (Keanahikishime), le Mécanisme de financement mondial (Global Financing Facility-GFF), et le Partenariat pour la santé des mères, des nouveau-nés et des enfants (Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health-PMNCH) sont heureux d'annoncer les

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