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CONFERENCE: Non-communicable disease burden needs urgent attention, response
The 2nd National Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Conference has called for urgent attention and response to the disease in an effort to relieve its burden. Recommendations issued at the end of the two-day conference held in Dar es Salaam from November 9-10 2020, the conference outlined four key action points to be addressed with urgency.
The four key recommendations are:
Ifakara researchers who participated in the conference include, researcher in Health Economics, Kassimu Tani (inset), who was pronounced the best poster presentation winner; and Dr. Sally Mtenga, Head of the Health Systems, Impact Evaluation and Policy department at Ifakara, who featured in the conference organizing committee.
Present at the conference also was Ifakara Chief Executive Director, Dr. Honorati Masanja, who participated in one of the sub-plenary sessions of the conference around the theme: Strengthening health systems to prevent and control NCDs in Tanzania. #