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BMF’s Holds its 12th Annual Consultative Meeting with its Settlor in Zanzibar

BMF’s Holds its 12th Annual Consultative Meeting with its Settlor in Zanzibar The 12th Annual consultative meeting between the Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation Settlor, Board of Trustees and Senior Management Team was held on the 23rd March 2022 at the Zanzibar State House. The BMF Settlor who is currently the President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, H.E. Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi, welcomed the BMF Board Members and Senior Management Team to the Zanzibar State House....

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PRE-QUALIFICATION OF TENDERS FOR SUPPLIERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS.

The Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF) is a Trust incorporated in Tanzania under the Trustee’s Incorporation Ordinance (Cap.375) since April, 2006 with a vision of Healthy Lives and Well-being for All, in Tanzania and the rest of Africa. The Foundation works in close collaboration with the Government of Tanzania and partners through designing and implementing projects/initiatives that are in alignment to the national frameworks and priorities, particularly in the health sector for the...

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Benjamin Mkapa Foundation Participates in the Official Inauguration of the Zanzibar Maisha Bora Foundation

Benjamin Mkapa Foundation Participates in the Official Inauguration of the Zanzibar Maisha Bora Foundation On 19th February 2022, H.E. Mariam Mwinyi officially inaugurated the Zanzibar Maisha Bora Foundation (ZMBF) at the Mao Zedong sports grounds in Zanzibar. The ceremony was well graced by National Leaders, Ambassadors, Corporate Executives, Political and Faith Based Leaders who first expressed their solidarity by a 6KM walk from KiembeSamaki Boutros to the sports ground. The launch was...

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Sealing The Cracks: CHW’s Ensuring Inclusive Services for Children With Disabilities.

Sealing The Cracks: CHW’s Ensuring Inclusive Services for Children With Disabilities. The Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation in collaboration with AMREF Health Africa under the support of IRISH AID implements the Ustawi wa Mwanamke Project UMP Project in Mwanza and Simiyu Regions. The project strengthens the implementation of Community Based Health Provision (CBHP) and Maternal and Neonatal Child Health (MNCH) with integration of COVID 19 response activities and increase access to health...

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Felista’s Story: Tackling Cultural Beliefs and Malnutrition

Felista’s Story: Tackling Cultural Beliefs and Malnutrition Felista Nzumbi is the first child in the Nzumbi household. She is 3 years and 6 months old. At first glance, one could mistake her for a wizened old midget but Felista is a child overcoming severe malnutrition. She was born to Nzumbi and Christina in August of 2018 in the tropics of Itilima in Simiyu region. Her parents are farmers as well as cattle keepers just like most of the population there. Felista was discovered by...

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Empowered Women Empowering Other Women: Peer HIV Mothers Mentoring the Newly Diagnosed and Breastfeeding

Mkapa Foundation with support from UNICEF Tanzania trained 108 mothers who are living with HIV /AIDS to become Peer –Mothers thus creating a broad mechanism of support for fellow mothers. All the mothers underwent the Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission PMTCT program and some of them are currently PMTCT clients. The reason for the training was to assist newly diagnosed pregnant mothers and those who were breastfeeding by offering them psycho-social support. The support was to...

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Tackling Access To Health: Enrolling communities for improved Community Health Fund – iCHF in Itilima district

According to WHO over 100 million people end up impoverished after illness and being subjected to unforeseen health expense of a magnitude they cannot bear.  Universal Health Coverage (UHC) aims to enable equity in access to quality health services while protecting individuals, families and communities   against helpless financial crisis. The Mkapa Foundation is addressing Universal Health Coverage by its strategic focus of enhanced financial solutions to accelerate access...

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New Tide to Strengthen Client Centered TB Care

New Tide to Strengthen Client Centered TB Care Identification and notification of Multi-Drug Resistance Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients in rural areas need much more than high-technology machines for screening. Kilimanjaro region has been at a frontline to strengthen provision of TB services including identification and treatment of MDR-TB patients. Things has not been easy for the Regional Health Team in identification and notification of MDR-TB patients as it needed a lot of...

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PRESS RELEASE

The Board of Trustees and Management of the Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF) is pleased to announce that, His Excellency Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi, President of Zanzibar and Chairman  of the Revolutionary  Council has graciously  accepted to assume the role of the Settlor of the  Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation, effective from 14th December,2021. President Dr. Mwinyi is becoming the second Settlor succeeding the Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, the Founder and...

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