THPS in Tanzania stands for Tanzania Health Promotion Support. It’s a non-governmental organization (NGO) that works to improve healthcare access and quality in the country. Here’s a breakdown of THPS’s role:

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  • Strengthening the National Health System: THPS supports the Tanzanian government in building a stronger health infrastructure. This includes areas like budgeting, planning, implementing, and monitoring health services.
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, and Treatment (PCT): THPS is a major player in tackling HIV/AIDS in Tanzania. They provide comprehensive services like Methadone assisted treatment (MAT) and work with vulnerable populations.
  • Other Health Initiatives: THPS also addresses health issues beyond HIV/AIDS. They support programs for Tuberculosis (TB) control, family planning services, and improving laboratory services.


THPS collaborates with various entities to achieve its goals. These include:

  • Government Agencies: The Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) and Presidents Office Regional Administration Local Government Authority (PORALG).
  • International Partners: Organizations like USAID and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Local Organizations: THPS works with NGOs, faith-based organizations, and local communities.

Overall Impact:

THPS plays a significant role in improving health outcomes in Tanzania. They contribute to:

  • Increased access to quality healthcare services, particularly for vulnerable populations.
  • Strengthening the capacity of the national health system to deliver effective care.
  • Combating HIV/AIDS and other critical health issues.

If you’d like to learn more about THPS, you can visit their website: THPS Tanzania website: