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Programme Financing

In year 2017, The Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children through National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program (NTLP) received approximately USD 7,713,651.29 through government consolidated funds, external grants and loans in year 2016.

Government resources channeled through the program for program management and support the health system and infrastructure maintenance as well as staff remuneration at all levels.

Direct cash was received from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grant, The Global Fund-NFM grant, German TB and Leprosy Relief Association (GLRA) grant and World Health Organization (WHO) grant as detailed below.

Other key stakeholders were active partners/collaborators in various program interventions through different grants. These include Implementing partners such as KNCV-Challenge TB,local research institutions, academia, private sector organizations and community based Civil Society Organizations (CSSOs).

Source of Funds USD
Government Contribution -
Germany Leprosy Relief Association GLRA 206,661
Centre for Disease Control and Prevention CDC 1,221,383.84
World Health Organization – TDR (carried forward from previous period) 22,735.45
GFATM (carried forward from previous period) 6,251,351
World Bank (IDA) 11,520
TOTAL 7,713,651.29

Programme through its internal team in collaboration with other stakeholder will continue to solicit source of funds using appealing proposals informed with correct data from reliable programme trends. Situation analysis in sub-Saharan countries on the burden of TB/Leprosy, Tanzania is not exception this suggesting the need of continuing support from all around the globe in tackling TB and Leprosy epidemic in the country.