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International Nursing Council

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations (NNAs), representing the more than 20 million nurses worldwide. Founded in 1899, ICN is the world’s first and widest reaching international organisation for health professionals. Operated by nurses and leading nurses. 

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American Nurse Association  

ANA is a friend and ally to 4 million registered nurses in the U.S., throughout all specialties and practice settings.Together, we have the power to advance the nursing profession and create a health care environment in which nurses can thrive.

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Tanzania Nursing & Midwifery Council
Tanzania Nurses and Midwives Council - TNMC is a body established to facilitate a national approach to nursing and midwifery regulation. The TNMC works with The Tanzania Ministry of Health in evolving standards for statutory nursing and midwifery regulation.

Tanzania National Nurses Association (TANNA)

TANNA is professional reputable association representing all professional nurses, advancing their welfare and promoting excellence in nursing healthcare. The mission of the association is to advocate for Nurses, promote excellence in nursing and influence health policy in the Country at large.

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Tanzania Midwives Association

The Tanzania Midwives Association (TAMA) is the national professional association of registered and enrolled midwives in Tanzania. It is an independent volunteer-led organization with 19 branches and more than 4,000 active members. It was founded in 1992.


The East Central & Southern Africa College of Nursing (ECSACON)

The East, Central and Southern African Health Community (ECSA-HC) is an inter-governmental health organization that fosters and promotes regional cooperation in health among member states. Member states of the ECSA Health Community are Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

ECSA-HC was established in 1974 to foster and strengthen regional cooperation and capacity to address the health needs of the member states. Through partnerships with diverse institutions, ECSA’s activities also spread to other countries in Africa to address common health challenges facing the region. Within our projects, ECSA supports non-member states including Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Seychelles and Somalia.



World Health Organization: WHO

The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency's governing structure and principles, states its main objective as "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. “WHO’s primary role is to direct international health within the United Nations' system and to lead partners in global health responses



Chama cha Uzazi na Malezi Bora Tanzania

Chama Cha Uzazi na Malezi Bora Tanzania (UMATI) is an autonomous, not for profit, non-political voluntary national NGO providing Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) education, information and services in Tanzania. UMATI was established in 1959 as a Family Planning Assodation of Dar es Salaam.


Medical Women Association of Tanzania

The Medical Women Association of Tanzania (MEWATA) strives to improve the health of women in Tanzania. They conduct campaigns to educate and screen women for breast and cervical cancer and advocate for necessary treatment. By encouraging girls to study science in school, they also build for the future


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