FOR the past six years, a 16-year-old boy Mateso Mbwilo (not his real name) has been living in the Dar es Salaam streets.
THE government has warned privately-owned pharmacies against selling antibiotics and a medicine used for treating pregnant women with complications, Misoprostol, to people without doctor's prescription, hence contributing to increase of drugs misuse.
GIRL students at Kigamboni (Navy) Secondary School in Dar es Salaam will now be able to effectively attend classes throughout the month, thanks to SAHARA Tanzania Limited for supporting them with sanitary pads for menstrual hygiene.
THE Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has called for potential mitigation measures to control food contamination from aflatoxins since the poison has so far affected the health and lives of people in Tanzania, Kenya and some other parts of the world.
VICE President Samia Suluhu Hassan has urged the East African Community (EAC) member countries to invest in digital technology to accelerate implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
TANZANIA Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA), Government Chemist and Laboratory Agency (GCLA), Tanzania Bureau of Standard (TBS) and Tanzania Freight Forwarders Association (TAFFA) yesterday met in Dar es Salaam to extensively discuss ways on how to improve procedures of importing goods in the country.
THE Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has been urged to effectively use the accreditation to detect aflatoxin in food crops and medicines produced by local industries for international recognition.
THE Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has refuted claims on social media about the availability of fake Panadol pills in the market, urging people to continue using the medicine as advised by doctors.
THE Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has impounded smuggled unregistered cosmetics and alcoholic beverages worth Sh83.8m found from 123 areas in seven regions in the country.
STUNTING among children in the first 1,000 days has been reduced by nearly 30 percent in Manyara, Dodoma and Morogoro regions, according to recent assessment.