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Consensus Estimates on Key Population Size and HIV Prevalence in Tanzania
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Author(s): Tanzania Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, National AIDS Control Programme

Primary Language: English

Date: 7/31/2014


There is considerable uncertainty surrounding key population size and HIV prevalence estimates in Tanzania. To address this data gap, the USAID- and PEPFAR-funded Health Policy Project (HPP), the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, and the Tanzania Commission for AIDS held a one-day workshop in Dar es Salaam in April 2014 to discuss and reach consensus among key stakeholders on key population estimates for mainland Tanzania. A Delphi method was used to seek consensus on the estimated size of and HIV prevalence among the three key populations in Tanzania: female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people who use/inject drugs. The workshop processes and outcomes are summarized in this report. 

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The Health Policy Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Agreement No. AID-OAA-A-10-00067, beginning September 30, 2010. The project's HIV-related activities are supported by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). It is implemented by Futures Group, in collaboration with Plan International USA, Avenir Health (previously Futures Institute), Partners in Population and Development, Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), Population Reference Bureau (PRB), RTI International, and White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA). The information provided on this Web site is not official U.S. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.

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