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The Health Promotion and System Strengthening (HPSS) project strives to improve quality and utilization of health services in the Dodoma region. At the same time, we are cultivating an effective, well-governed, accessible health care system that can be scaled up to a national level. The goal of the project is to improve the health status and wellbeing of Tanzanians, focusing on those most at risk, and to support health systems in becoming more responsive to health needs for all population groups. It’s our objective to improve quality, access to, and utilization of health resources and services, and to see these services delivered by an effective and well-governed health system.

Swiss TPH

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institution in health research, training and services. It improves, maintains and promotes the health of individuals and societies all around the globe. A special emphasis is on resource-constrained countries.

The multidisciplinary activities range from laboratory studies to clinical work, and the practical transfer of conceptual and technical expertise into health system planning and programs. Sharing and mutual learning are the building blocks of our success.



The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs is responsible for implementing the Fed­eral Council’s foreign policy on humanitarian aid, development cooperation and cooperation with Eastern Europe.

The SDC supports countries in their efforts to overcome poverty- and development-related problems. In particular it enables disadvantaged groups among the population to gain better access to education and healthcare, and it helps resolve environmental problems. Gender equal­ity and good governance are important guiding principles for the SDC’s work.


The Ministry of Health (MOH)


Committed to facilitate the provision of basic health services that are good, quality, equitable, accessible, affordable,  sustainable and gender sensitive.


To have a healthy society with improved social well being that will contribute effectively to individual and national development


Medical Stores Department (MSD) is an autonomous department under the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Elderly and Children established by the Act of Parliament No. 13 of 1993. The Department is responsible to develop, maintain and manage an efficient and cost effective logistics system of Procurement, Storage and Distribution of approved essential medicines and medical supplies for public health facilities.


The President’s Office-Regional Administration and Local Government Authority (PO-RALG)

PO-RALG is a Central Coordinating Ministry and an engine of the Government’s efforts to improve services. The Regional Secretariats (RSs) and Local Government Authorities (LGAs) translate and implement National Policies and Strategies on development issues at the grass root level. LGAs are the key institutions in delivering social services especially Education, Health and Water in both urban and rural areas.

PO-RALG oversees the implementation of decentralisation by devolution (D-by-D), rural and urban development policies, legislations, guidelines and standards in order to provide quality services to the community.

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