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


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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 .





Former President launches the 2nd BMAF Strategic Plan (2013-2018).

The Benjamin W. Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) launched its 2nd strategic plan on 4th September 2013. The Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania and the founder of the Mkapa Foundation, His Excellency Benjamin W. Mkapa, made the launch, the occasion held at the Serena Hotel was witnessed by more than 150 invited guests coming from the Government institutions, private sector, development partners and civil society organizations. During the launching ceremony, the CEO of the Foundation, Dr. Ellen Mondya Senkoro highlighted that the organization has grown in scope over the past seven years, and has been translating its vision and mission through its first 5-year Strategic Plan in-order to meet its goals effectively and efficiently.





HRH Conference ends on a high note with resolutions from key stakeholders.

The first national Conference on Human Resource for Health which was opened by the President of Tanzania, H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete on 3rd September 2013, ended on a high note on 5th September 2013, with promising solutions based on a closer partnership among public and private players to alleviate the human resource for health in Tanzania. The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Donan Mmbando officially closed the two and a half day technical meeting which was held in Dar Es Salaam. He reiterated the proper timing of the conference as the government was now preparing the National Human Resource for Health Strategic Plan (2014-2019).





President of Republic of Tanzania Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete opens the first National Human Resource for Health Conference in Dar es Salaam.

The first to be held national conference on Human Resource for Health, was officially opened on 3rd September 2013, by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency Dr. Jakaya Kikwete in Dar es Salaam.The conference which has been organized by the Ministry of health and social welfare in collaboration with Benjamin Mkapa Foundation and Intra health International aims to highlight the importance of public private partnership in realizing national and international health goals and developing national commitments to scale up availability of skilled health workers for achieving universal health access.





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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