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CDC has worked with the United Republic of Tanzania and more than 60 partner organizations since 2001 to address HIV, malaria, and other health threats by helping support service delivery and strengthen health systems and infrastructure. CDC addresses HIV, malaria, and other health threats by providing technical and financial assistance to support service delivery, strengthen health systems and infrastructure, and develop and use strategic information.

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14 Contractors/Fellows

iconTanzania at a Glance

Population: 51.82 million
Per capita income: $920
Life expectancy: 64.3 yrs
Under 5 mortality: 48/1000 live births
Source: The World Bank

iconTop 10 Causes of Death

Source: GBD Compare, 2013
  1. HIV 17%
  2. Lower Respiratory Infections 11%
  3. Malaria 7%
  4. Diarrheal Diseases 6%
  5. Tuberculosis 5%
  6. Cancer 5%
  7. Ischemic Heart Disease 3%
  8. Stroke 3%
  9. STDs 3%
  10. Sepsis 2%

What CDC Is Doing

  • Over 637,875 people are currently receiving HIV treatment; 74,430 pregnant women have received medication to reduce transmission to their babies through PEPFAR since 2010
  • 1,155,833 men have been circumcised to prevent new HIV infections since 2010
  • 1996: last case of wild poliovirus was reported in Tanzania
  • Decrease in malaria from 18% to 10% in children 6-59 months in 2011-2012
  • Page last reviewed: August 8, 2016
  • Page last updated: August 8, 2016
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