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Tanzania

On this page you can find out that Tanzania has adopted the 2013 WHO Guidelines on viral load testing, but that the test is not routinely available. You can also find the address for your Minister of Health so you can write and demand action.

Number of people living with HIV in Tanzania

690,000

Source: UNAIDS 2013

Percentage of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in Tanzania

49%

Source: UNAIDS 2013

Existence of government policy on viral load testing

Yes, the government has adopted the 2013 WHO guidelines

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Availability of routine viral load testing in Tanzania

Limited availability

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Campaign partner in Tanzania

Tanzania Network of Women Living with HIV and AIDS (TNW+)

Tabata Maduka Manne
Block 1, Plot 771, (Adjacent Saint Mary Teachers College)
P.O. Box 77704
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

www.tzpositivewomen.org

E-mail: tzpositivewomen@yahoo.com
Telephone: +255714877670, +255755761905, +255712611765

Write to your Minister of Health

Dr. Seif Seleman Rashidi
Minister of Health and Social Welfare
6 Samora Machel Avenue
11478 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Demand routine viral load testing. Write to the Minister of Health requesting that routine viral load testing is made available. See sample letter (Word). See other actions here.

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