Welcome to Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS)

Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) is a Tanzanian non-governmental organization (NGO) that supports the government of Tanzania, through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC); Presidents Office Regional Administration Local Government Authority (PORALG) in mainland and the Ministry of Health in Zanzibar, to deliver comprehensive HIV prevention, care, treatment and support services. THPS’s core focus is on strengthening the national health system, and specifically the structures responsible for budgeting, planning, implementing, and monitoring health and social services.

Number of Health Facilities supported by THPS todate

Pwani
221
Kigoma
198
Mtwara
185
Zanzibar
10

What our clients say

MS reminders of THPS help me take my ARVs at the right time, which is like a wakeup call to continue using the medicines

D. B Lay counsellor at Ujiji health centre

I like using SMS reminders services provided by THPS to provide health education to clients because they are very educative and cover different topics to make clients healthy

S. S Peer educator at Maweni regional hospital

News and Posts

World AIDS Day Commemoration Week

THPS participated in the 2017 national World AIDS Day events which were organized and coordinated by Tanzania AIDS Commission (TACAIDS). Events included the following: AIDS Trust Fund (ATF) walk and marathon in which THPS staff donated TZS 1,040,000/= to sponsor their Executive Director Dr Redempta Mbatia take part in the 5km walk in support of […]

THPS Successful implementation of Same Day ART Initiation

Background: In October 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a treat-all approach guidance recommending antiretroviral therapy (ART), for everyone living with HIV regardless of clinical stage and CD4 cell count, widely known as Test and Start. Tanzania Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender elderly and Children (MOCDGEC) and MOH in Zanzibar adapted Test and […]

Promoting ANC testing and male partner involvement in Zanzibar

Background: Tanzania Health Promotion Support started supporting PMTCT services in Zanzibar through PEPFAR in October 2016. Prior to this, the program was managed by Zanzibar Integrated HIV TB and Leprosy Program (ZIHTLP) since PEPFAR support commencement in Tanzania in 2004. Among the challenges noted by THPS were lower ANC coverage (81%) compared to Kigoma (97%) […]

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