• Zinc/ORS and Amoxicillin 250mg DT

    Zinc/ORS and Amoxicillin 250mg DT

    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 Health

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  • WORDS FROM MR. PRESIDENT 2017 AGM & SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE

    Dear cordial members of PST and fellow pharmacist, I wish to inform you that, the 50th PST Scientific Conference and AGM shall be held from 10th to 11th of November 2017 in Dodoma, Tanzania. Taking a journey of more than 50 years since PST established, we will learn and understand how the pharmacy profession and

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  • Urgent need to revive pharmaceutical manufacturing in Tanzania

    Tanzania is rapidly losing its pharmaceutical production capability, and therefore its ability to supply one of its population’s basic needs. The loss undermines Tanzania’s medium-term security of supply of essential medicines. It threatens cumulative industrial and employment decline in one of Tanzania’s few higher-skill sectors and in local suppliers, including plastics and packaging. Furthermore, it

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  • TANZANIA NATIONAL PHARMACY WEEK

    Tanzania National Pharmacy Week, officially was launched in June 2012, by the minister of Health by then Honorable Hussein Mwinyi, in Dar Es Salaam. This event is then commemorated every year, with different themes as may be determined by the Pharmacy professionals, this year, we all “Go Green through Pharmacist”. Different health related problems, including

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