Category: Academic

COVID 19 education and Palliative Care services

Last week we had a COVID-19 taskforce meeting at the New Safari Hotel. The meeting involved members from the Christian Council of Tanzania (CCT), Muslim Council of Tanzania (BAKWATA), Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC), Council of Pentecostal Churches in Tanzania (CPCT) and Seven Days Adventist (SDA) Church. Officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the President’s Office-Regional Authority and Local Government (PORALG) participated as well. The government shared the achievements and challenges around the COVID-19 vaccine intake and the role of the taskforce to support the plans in order to achieve herd immunity. The technical advisors for the taskforce shared the work the taskforce has done in different regions, including reaching more than 300 religious leaders, developing IEC materials for COVID 19; and media campaigns from January to June 2022. The taskforce has a plan to collaborate with the Government in the implementation of the planned activities.


ELCT provided the support of PPEs and medicines to 24 ELCT hospitals and 6 health centers located across the country. The handing over was done by the #ELCTPresidingBishop and #Bishops from ELCT Northern zone dioceses who represented the ELCT executive council.The support is from Norad and ACT Alliance aiming to benefit the health providers and …

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