COOPERATION: Swiss envoy highlights health research support as she meets President Samia in Dodoma

Nov. 26, 2021
COOPERATION: Swiss envoy highlights health research support as she meets President Samia in Dodoma
Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Patricia Danzi during official talks with President Samia Suluhu Hassan in Ddoma today. Left is the Swiss Ambassador to Tanzania, Dr. Didier Chassot. PHOTO | Courtesy

Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Patricia Danzi met with Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan in Dodoma today during which she highlighted on the Swiss health research support, among other things.

The Switzerland Government through the Swiss Embassy in Tanzania and SDC has been Ifakara’s long standing supporter – currently the only development partner providing “core funding” – since the inception of the Institute in the 1950s.

During the official talks in Dodoma, the Directorate of Presidential Communications reports in a statement issued on November 26th 2021, Ms. Danzi, among other things, highlighted on over 40 years of Swiss development support to Tanzania in the public health sector, including research – Ifakara’s primary activity. #