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Trans Tanz

A Tanzanian NGO, providing free transport to help people living with HIV/AIDS to access the medicine they need.

  • School/Institute/Department: Politics and Internation Relations
  • Subjects: HIV/AIDS, International Development, Tanzania, Africa
  • Audience: International Development, NGO, Global Health

Trans Tanz is a non-governmental organisation that was set up in Tanzania in 2006. Trans Tanz was a direct result of QMUL researcher Dr Sophie Harman's research into HIV/AIDS governance that identified how people living with HIV/AIDS were struggling to access the free medicine that had become available to them because of the distances they lived from care and treatment clinics, the cost of transport and their health. Trans Tanz provides free and regular transportation for people living with HIV/AIDS and pregnant women to access care and treatment services in the coastal region of Pwani in Tanzania. More information about the project can be found on their website here.

There is a short video introduction to explain the project further: you can watch it here.

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