What We Do
By mid-2014, CDC-Tanzania was supporting care and treatment services at 1,374 facilities (65 percent of all facilities nationwide) serving 354,908 people in care, including 265,891 adults and 19,786 children on ART. CDC-Tanzania also assisted in monitoring the implementation of recent guidelines to offer ART to all HIV-positive pregnant and breastfeeding women, regardless of CD4 count.
CDC-Tanzania targets high-risk populations for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) services in fishing communities surrounding Lake Victoria.
Additionally, CDC-Tanzania supports studies to understand the impact of HIV in people who inject drugs, female sex workers, and men who have sex with men (MSM). CDC supports testing, prevention, and linkage to care and treatment services for key populations.
The office supports laboratory capacity building in the areas of HIV and tuberculosis diagnosis, staging, monitoring, quality assurance, and early infant HIV diagnosis; training in epidemiology for physicians, health officers, laboratorians and others; and improved data collection and analysis to support planning.
Discover more about CDC’s work in Tanzania by viewing our detailed country profilepdf icon.
More information and data regarding HIV and TB in Tanzania is available online at WHO’s TB Country Profilesexternal icon.
More information about CDC’s global health work in Tanzania is available online at CDC in Tanzania