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(Bagamoyo, Ifakara, Dar) Ifakara Health Institute ladies marked the World Women Day with a special luncheon in Dar, special cake in Bagamoyo and a football match in Ifakara.

IHI Dar women get together to mark World Women’s Day at Mikocheni. PHOTO/COURTESY

The Day is commemorated on March 8 each year and this year the theme is #BalanceforBetter – The future is exciting. Let’s build a gender-balanced world.

In Dar, where the largest gathering was witnessed, IHI women serving in different positions, got lunch together, in a colorful event that was highlighted with motivation speeches on women affairs.

In Bagamoyo, the ladies, led by Dr. Sarah Moore and Rose Philipo enjoyed a special cake they shared with other staff, including men. And in Ifakara, a young woman scientist, Anna Nyuri, reports that a women football match was staged to mark the day.


Bagamoyo-based scientist, Rose Philipo poses for a snap before a cake that IHI ladies in Bagamoyo prepared for themselves and other staff. PHOTO/COURTESY OF SARAH MOORE


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