According to the standard treatment guidelines ZINC/ORS is used for Diarrhoea treatment and AMOXICILIN for Pneumonia treatment. The current situation: Tanzania has made considerable progress in the reduction of child mortality. Despite the progress, diarrhoea and pneumonia continue to rank among the three leading causes of under five deaths. According to the Ministry of HealthRead more
The pharmaceutical Society of Tanzania (PST) is the National professional body of Pharmacists, pharmaceutical technicians and pharmaceutical assistants. We have been in existence since 30 January 1967 with only 8 members. We are engaged in different facets of the profession of pharmacy and public health but also we are very committed to promote the highest professional ethical standards of pharmacy.
In many ways PST have proven to become competent healthcare providers; obliged to sensitize the community, government and others on vital professional issues towards enhanced pharmaceutical services and care in all aspects.