Youths and adolescent (10-25yrs) account for more than two thirds of the Tanzania total population. This bulge in young population necessitate investments to cater for their multifaceted needs across sectors to facilitate their contribution in the national development endeavors. Issues facing adolescents and youth in Tanzania include, Increase the rate of teenage pregnancy (27%), Increased maternal mortality ratio, High incidences of HIV infections, increased rate of Sexual and Gender based violence etc. Opportunities for investing in adolescent and youth.
Using a patient- centered design approach to facilitate a co designing process with end beneficiaries to address the drivers of poor adherence to ART treatment.
Developing adolescents in partnership with Save the Children Tanzania, Dalberg, Health for a Prosperous Nation, & supported by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
HPON has a pool of experts with commendable experience in Research, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation of development programs in partnership with stakeholders
Tanzania faces a high rate of Maternal deaths (556 per 100,000 live births) that are potentially preventable. Rate of newborn deaths is still unacceptably high.