NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE WEEKThe week aims getting a message across to governments, donors, international agencies and private sector: Invest in health today, save lives and money tomorrow.
- November 23, 2022
- Posted by: tcco
- Category: News
Three quarter of patients living with Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) in Tanzania are not aware of their health status, something that calls for more awareness on early checkup and rural outreach to save more lives.
This was said by Dr James Kaologwe NCD Deputy Director from the Ministry of Health when addressing Mwanza residents at the official opening of Global Week of Action on NCDs in 2022 at the CCM Kirumba grounds on Wednesday.
The week aims getting a message across to governments, donors, international agencies and private sector: Invest in health today, save lives and money tomorrow.
Tanzania clubfoot care organization as an advocate of non-communicable diseases has been playing a very great role to ensure that clubfoot disability is being treated at early stages so that we can avoid a nation of people with clubfoot disability.
In this week, the national celebrations of Non-communicable diseases have been held in the lake zone and Mwanza has been the hosting region whereas Tanzania clubfoot care organization has been part and parcel of the celebrations since preparations until hosting.
We are privileged in ways that we can’t explain because we have had a very great opportunity to tell the government via the ministry of health and millions of Tanzanians who have heard our voice and seen what we do in this NCD-week