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The HIV/Aids pandemic can be counted among the top five obstacles to the development and social welfare of the people of developing countries.

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Dear Friends and well wishers,

The period January to December 2014 was another inspiring year of growth for the Mkapa Foundation,

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9 Years Of Tireless Efforts Towards Improving Healthy Lives Of Tanzanians.

It was nine years ago on 13th April 2006 that the Benjamin W. Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation famously known as “ BMAF” or “Mkapa Foundation”, was founded by the third phase President of the United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency Benjamin William Mkapa. The main objective of the Institution is to complement and support efforts of the government in improving health and well-being of Tanzanians, especially those residing in rural areas.

 

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Commemorating Worlds AIDS Day By Provision Of Medical Services To Inmates At Ukonga Prison.

The Mkapa Foundation jointly with the Mkapa Fellows Alumni Association (MFAA) decided in December 2014 to mark the World AIDS Day with a difference. The two organizations carried outreach services of educating and providing health checks up and treatment to the inmates as well as conducting counseling and testing on HIV. This was a service availed within the compounds of the nation’s prison of Ukonga which is located 12.8 kilometers from Dar Es Salaam City Centre.

 

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Providing Sponsorship As A Deliberate Step To Curb The Shortage Of Health Workers In Tanzania.

In its on-going efforts to ensure reliable and accessible health services to Tanzanians living in remote areas, Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) in collaboration with the Government of Tanzania sustained its devotion to turn down the perennial shortage of health workers, especially in rural underserved areas of the country. Among the measures schemed in efforts to push away the stretching shortage of health professionals in rural areas,

 

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Women In Bunambiyu Village In Shinyanga Benefit From The Mkapa Fellows Services.

In its determination to reduce deaths related with pregnancy and newborn in the country, BMAF through the Mkapa Fellows Program II (MFPII) has employed and deployed 30 health staff (fellows) to work in remote and rural areas in order to strengthen maternal and new born health services. Among the beneficiaries of the Fellows program is Ms. Catarina Pius a mother of four, a villager from Mwasubi village- Bunambiyu area. She says unlike her fourth born, all her three children were delivered at home

 

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Computer Connection Donates 10 Laptops Worth Of 15million To Support Mkapa Fellows Program.

Tanzania is one of the country with significant shortage of health professional, whereby currently it stands at 56% shortage, with huge distribution disparity between rural and urban areas. In addition out of 100 Tanzanians at least 6 are infected with HIV and AIDS. Moreover, about 8000 pregnant women die every year due to preventable pregnancy related complications.

 

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Condolence Messages For The Late Major General (Retired) Herman Lupogo.

Thank you all members of the Board of Trustees for your deep sense of sadness at the passing away of Major General Lupogo. I personally have had opportunities of interacting with the Former Chair of the Board of Trustees in many important office duties he held during short life here with us in various capacities including leadership in the Army, Arusha International Conference Centre, TACAIDS and as my predecessor in the chairmanship of BMAF.

 

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Meja Jenerali Mstaafu Herman Lupogo afariki Dunia.

Aliyekuwa Mwenyekiti wa Bodi ya wadhamini wa Taasisi ya Mkapa, Meja Jenerali Mstaafu Herman Lupogo akiongea na wadau wa maendeleo Jijini Dar es Salaam Kwa niaba ya Bodi ya Wadhamini, Menejimenti na Watumishi wa Taasisi ya BMAF tunasikitika kutoa taarifa juu ya kifo cha aliyekuwa Mwenyekiti wa Bodi ya Wadhamini wa Taasisi ya Benjamin William Mkapa hadi Agosti 2014, Meja Jenerali Mstaafu Herman Lupogo.

 

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WHAT WE DO

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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Donation

“Your contribution makes our work possible”

……………Donate now……………
Donate by phone or by e-mail, or to the account below:

Telephone: Tel:+255 (22) 2600531/ +255 (22) 2600540/2

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

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