Tanzania: Tanzania Hit By the Shortages of Condom


Dar es Salaam — Dangers of improve of sexually transmitted infections, HIV in addition to unplanned pregnancies would possibly improve in Tanzania, following studies of shortages of condoms.

This comes after being reported that some areas in Tanzania mainland are at the moment hit by essential shortages of condoms, in keeping with data obtained by The Citizen.

Deputy Minister for well being Dr Faustine Ndugulile revealed this on Tuesday February 19, when he visited an orphanage middle situated in Kurasini.

The deputy minister named a few of the area, which have been hit by the scarcity, as Njombe and Shinyanga.

Dr Ndugulile mentioned the scarcity is attributed to the latest modifications made by the federal government within the supplying system of the product.

Beneath the present association the federal government the federal government procure and provide the product to the customers freed from cost. Beneath the outdated system personal suppliers had been liable for the job.

Nevertheless, Mr Ndugulile allayed the customers worry that the federal government will quickly guarantee swift provide of condoms throughout the nation.

“It’s true that there’s scarcity of condoms, which is attributed to the change of supplying system… nevertheless, this signifies that the Tanzanian inhabitants are educated sufficient to make use of the safety,” he added.

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