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3 Tanzanian Universities To Offer Health Worker Training On Treating FGM Victims

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Tanzania universities add course in female genital mutilation to fight the practice
“Three Tanzanian universities are offering a new course on female genital mutilation (FGM) to train health care professionals how to deal with victims of the harmful practice that is still widespread although illegal. The course, to be taught at the University of Dodoma, Muhimbili University of Heath and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC), makes Tanzania the second country in Africa to offer such training after Ghana…” (Makoye, 12/3).

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