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Oct 11, 2023

The Health Promotion and System Strengthening (HPSS) Project, funded by the Swiss Government and implemented by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) has reached its goals and comes to an end with the successful completion of its four-tier key components.

The Swiss Government flagship HPSS project has been successfully completed

Jun 12, 2023

Facilitating proper planning and quicker decision-making to ensure the seamless availability of health commodities in public health facilities is just one of the many benefits of a new digital logistic system launched today by Hon. Angela Kairuki, Minister of State - President’s Office -Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG).

Minister Kairuki launches a new digital supply management system for Jazia PVS

Apr 27, 2023

Tanzania commended the Swiss Government for the invaluable investment in health systems strengthening initiatives through the HPSS project.

HPSS research findings to inform Tanzania’s health financing mechanism

Mar 14, 2023

Regional Administrative Secretary for Mbeya Region Rodrick Mpogolo said Jazia Prime Vendor System (Jazia PVS) which complements regular health commodity supply has proved to be the surest way of ensuring seamless availability of drugs in public health facilities when the Medical Stores Department (MSD) faces stock-outs.

Jazia Prime Vendor System, ensuring seamless health commodity availability in public health facilities

Feb 3, 2023

The HPSS project has handed over two state-of-the-art servers valued at US$37,000 to the Government of Tanzania.

Government receives state-of-the-art servers from HPSS project

Jan 16, 2023

HPSS project hosted a four-member delegation of officials from a chapter of VillageReach in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that came to learn from the project’s successful research-based solutions in health system strengthening especially the complementary health commodity supply system, locally known as Jazia Prime Vendor System.

HPSS hosts a Congolese delegation from VillageReach

Nov 21, 2022

The Ministries of Health, Livestock and Fisheries, and Agriculture through the National Multi-Coordinating Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR-MCC), in collaboration with the Health Promotion and System Strengthening (HPSS) Project, various universities and research institutions, under the umbrella of the One Health approach (OH), have organized a major AMR symposium, from 22-23 November 2022 in Dar es Salaam.

HPSS Project contributes to Tanzania’s National Action Plan for Antimicrobial Resistance

Nov 8, 2022

The Ministry of Health and Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries in collaboration with various universities, research institutions, and development partners have organized the Antimicrobial Resistance Symposium from 22nd to 23rd November 2022.

HPSS Project to participate at the 2022 Antimicrobial Resistance Symposium

Oct 25, 2022

The 2022 Tanzania Health Summit took place from 11th to 13th October at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam

HPSS project contributions to Tanzania’s HSSP-V acknowledged

Sep 26, 2022

CHF Iliyoboreshwa may be just one of many health insurance brands in Tanzania but it is increasingly becoming a household name for people of all walks of life in both rural and urban settings across the country.

CHF Iliyoboreshwa gaining ground across Tanzania

Aug 2, 2022

In a bid to advance its vision for Universal Health Coverage, the Government of Zanzibar has embarked on a series of transformative health systems strengthening initiatives aimed at increasing access to quality healthcare services, in line with its five year (2021 - 2025) strategic plan.

HPSS Project inspires Zanzibar Government

Jul 20, 2022

Swiss TPH has been implementing a flagship Swiss-Tanzania Cooperation Project, the Health Promotion and System Strengthening (HPSS) in Tanzania since 2011.

Swiss TPH/HPSS Project interventions, a lifeline to the achievement of UHC in Tanzania

May 12, 2022

The 17th Government Information Officers Annual Conference took place at Regal Naveira Hotel in Tanga on 9 May. It was officiated by Nape Nnauye, Minister of Information, Communication and Technology.

HPSS Project sponsors Govt Information Officers Conference

Apr 3, 2022

In order to gain a first-hand appreciation of the positive strides being made by the HPSS project in supporting the Government of Tanzania to develop innovative health solutions and supports their integration into national institutions, systems and policies, the Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania organized a technical visit to HPSS project sites in Dodoma, Iringa and Morogoro regions.

Swiss Embassy applauds HPSS Project

Feb 21, 2022

HPSS project participated in a workshop and stakeholder meeting in Dar es Salaam from 21-25 February that was called by Ministry of Health (MoH) but jointly organized by The Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) and Management Sciences for Health (MSH) to review the implementation of the 2017 National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (NAP-AMR) and its monitoring framework with a focus on Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS).

National Action Plan on AMR – HPSS contributes to stakeholder meeting

Feb 21, 2022

As part of its efforts to build capacity of health personnel in the application of digital tools, HPSS Project supported the Ministry of Health to conduct training on MEIMIS.

Medical Equipment Maintenance Information System (MEIMIS) training

Feb 19, 2022

HPSS is conducting a study on the market uptake of pharmacy dispensers- a National Accreditation Council for Technical Education (NACTE) approved cadre of basic pharmaceutical staff in Tanzania, promoted to support medicine management in primary health facilities. Data collectors are in the field for informant interviews.

Market uptake of pharmaceutical staff - Operational research

Feb 14, 2022

CHF Iliyoboreshwa, which is operated by the Government of Tanzania through the President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) is a non-profit health insurance scheme aimed at protecting citizens against health care costs and is implemented in all 26 regions across mainland Tanzania.

Contact Centre to promote and support CHF Iliyoboreshwa


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