Detailed Mechanism Funding and Narrative

Years of mechanism: 2010 2011 2012

Details for Mechanism ID: 9453
Country/Region: Tanzania
Year: 2011
Main Partner: Johns Hopkins University
Main Partner Program: JHPIEGO
Organizational Type: NGO
Funding Agency: USAID
Total Funding: $3,366,990

Funding for Care: Adult Care and Support (HBHC): $150,000

This activity used to be in support of cervical cancer screening through care and treatment program in Morogoro region. For FY 2011 all cervical cancer sreening will be funded through MTCT budget code. In FY 2011 $150,000 will buy into the ongoing pilot for Community Health Workers (CHW) reproductive health program to train and support them to provide Community home-based care (HBC). CHW is a known cadre in the Tanzania health delivery system which is now being revived, this activity will provide us with information on potential to utilitize the CHW as community service providers on HIV/AIDS home based services. This is a critical factor for susteinability and transitioning of these programs to Tanzania government and other local entities. This money will be provided to JHPIEGO to expand on this pilot in Morogoro and Iringa regions.

Funding for Health Systems Strengthening (OHSS): $600,000

JHPIEGO will carry out curriculum revision, faculty development, equipment procurement, and medical council support for medical officers. Will provide technical input to ITECH on curriculum revision related to MCH and faculty development activities for AMOs. Will build the capacity of nursing faculty in the assigned regions. Will provide additional skills labs for nursing and medical schools. Will continue to work with MOHSW to develop core CHW trainers, supervision system and curriculum with technical input from Pangea/MUHAS on the HIV/AIDS components of community work.

Funding for Biomedical Prevention: Injection Safety (HMIN): $332,669

Continuation of support for integration and implementation of IPC in Reproductive and Child Health Services(RCHS) in regional and district hospitals.

Funding for Biomedical Prevention: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (MTCT): $2,284,321

JHPIEGO has supported the MOHSW in setting up a cervical cancer prevention program by developing service delivery guidelines and developing monitoring tools. At the RCHS, the ministry has formed an advisory committee that advices the government in areas of management, advocacy, service delivery, prevention etc.

JHPIEGO also piloted a cervical cancer screening program using the see and treat visual inspection method with acetic acid in Morogoro.

In Morogoro, JHPIEGO piloted the use of Community Health Workers in strengthening PMTCT facility-community linkages and address missed opportunities in PMTCT.


In FY 2011, JHPIEGO will support PMTCT partner, through technical assistance and the use of mentors and trainers of trainers (TOT) to set up cervical cancer screening clinics in strategic facilities in Morogoro, Iringa and Mbeya regions to start with, and funds permitting, other regions through PMTCT partners throughout Tanzania. The screening facilities will be setup on MCH platform where FP, PMTCT programs are carried out both HIV +ve and ve will be beneficiaries of this service.

Cross Cutting Budget Categories and Known Amounts Total: $1,720,347
Human Resources for Health $1,720,347
Key Issues Identified in Mechanism
Child Survival Activities
Safe Motherhood
Family Planning