Posted on :Friday , 9th March 2018
The Tanzanian Administration has revealed their plan to funnel another Sh 1.9billion to the healthcare sector in Tanzania, which will be put towards the refurbishment of healthcare facilities in the Nanyamba region, as indicated by Prime Minister, Kasim Majaliwa.
An announcement was made by the Premier's communication unit, in the announcement Mr. Majaliwa said that, the move was a part of the endeavors of the government to upgrade the health sector in the nation.
A major slice of the fund worth Sh 11.2billion will be utilized solely for the remodel of the healthcare facilities in the Njengwa ward, he also maintaining that the funds ought to be spent in an optimal and responsible manner.
The new medical facilities will have another theatre room, laboratory, labour room, maternity ward and wards for male and females as well as a mortuary.
“We shall continue with the efforts to provide citizens with improved healthcare,” said Mr Majaliwa.
He also stated that his organization has plans on re-evaluate the Education and Child Acts to fortify terms that will shield kids from risk behaviours and counteract early pregnancies.
On his part, Josephat Kakunda, Deputy Minister at President's office, Regional Administration and Local Government (PoRALG) said that Sh700 million of the funds would be spent on upgrading the Nanyamba health centre, Sh300 would go towards acquiring medical supplies, while the remaining Sh400 amount will go towards renovation activities.