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Devex Interviews Tanzanian Minister Of Health On Partnership With USAID

Devex: How USAID’s health partnership with Tanzania is evolving
“… Devex caught up with Tanzanian Minister of Health and Social Welfare Dr. Seif Seleman Rashid on the sidelines of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to learn how the high-level rhetoric around a new narrative of partnership with the continent means for a ministry that still relies heavily on foreign aid programs and assistance. Rashid shared his views on emerging health sectors where investment and innovation are the words of the day, discussed recent agreements with the U.S. Agency for International Development to upgrade Tanzania’s electronic health management systems, and talked about his own ambitions to leave behind a more ‘independent’ national health system…” (Igoe, 8/7).