Abbreviations ASR: Age-standardized incidence rate HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus HPV: Human papilloma virus MoHSW: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare NBS: National Bureau of Statistics NGO: Non-Governmental Organization TACAIDS
: Tanzania Commission for AIDS THMIS: Tanzania HIV and Malaria Indicators Survey VIA: Visual inspection with acetic acid WHO: World Health Organization ZAC: Zanzibar AIDS Commission.
, Zanzibar AIDS Commission (ZAC), National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Office of the Chief of Government Statistician (OCGS) and ICF International, Tanzania HIV/AIDS and Malaria Indicator Survey 2011-12, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: TACAIDS
, ZAC, NBS, OCGS and ICF International, 2013.
The findings and policy recommendations are being used by: the Government of Tanzania, to design a national cash-transfer program to keep children in school and facilitate their re-entry if they drop out; TACAIDS, for national and regional planning and to identify topics for high-impact interventions for adolescents; UNICEF, to form its adolescent strategy in Tanzania; and the U.S.
Population Council, Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), Zanzibar AIDS Commission (ZAC), and UNICEF-Tanzania.
Stigmatization is a big problem in Tanzania and it is one of the main reasons why people do not want to know their HIV status, not to mention revealing their status to others (TACAIDS
An acute example of basket-funding mechanisms is evident within the Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS
), in which bilateral donor aid is pooled and coordinated by TACAIDS
under the Rapid Funding Envelope.
In April 2014, the Ministry of Health of Tanzania together with the Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS
) met with stakeholders to estimate the HIV prevalence and population estimates of the key populations in mainland Tanzania.
national disaster and later established TACAIDS
and a separate Zanzibar
It was also planned that the newly formed Tanzania AIDS Commission (TACAIDS
), under the Prime Minister's Office, would take over the advocacy roles of the National AIDS Control Programme, leaving it smaller, less influential and less well-funded than before.