ACTIVE BETWEEN: 2015 - 2018

Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation: Enhancing diabetes, hypertension, breast cancers and TB screening and treatment services in Tanzania

Enhancing diabetes, hypertension, breast cancers and TB screening and treatment services in Tanzania
Global NGOs 1
Hospitals Health Facilities 1
Pharma Company Foundation 1
  • To contribute to the reduction of the burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) through prevention and treatment in Kilosa district, Morogoro Region in Tanzania”. (SDG target number 3 and 4)

What are the health needs and challenges?

High burden of non-communicable diseases in Tanzania due to low early detection rate and low capacity of screening and treatment services.

Partnership activities and how they address needs and challenges

Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation

Funding support and Technical Assistance

  • Kizito hospital: Ensured treatment services for diabetes, hypertension, breast cancers and TB plus strengthen the cervical cancer services in St. Kizito Hospital, Mikumi: ensured provision of drugs and therapy for diabetes, hypertension, breast cancer and TB care. Working with Council Health Management team to ensure availability of screening and treatment services in Kilosa district.
  • CUAMM Tanzania: To increase awareness in the community and provide screening activities for the community.
Results and milestones

Increased awareness on non communicable disease, established screening and treatment of non communicable diseases and reduced complications and death due to non communicable diseases in Kilosa district.

Estimated overall value of partnership: $496,047 Estimated amount of people impacted: 612,859

Geographic Reach
Disease Area
  • Infectious and Parasitic Disease
  • Women’s and Child Health
  • Non-communicable diseases
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Target Population
  • Women
Partner organizations
Global NGOs

Doctors with Africa (CUAAM)

Hospitals Health Facilities

St. Kizito hospital (SKH)

Pharma Company Foundation

Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation