The mission of the Association is “to contribute significantly to the improvement of the health status of the Tanzanian population, through promoting of good public health practices”.
The vision of TPHA is to be a broad-based, solid and well respected Association, one which is sustainable and capable of addressing major public health issues in Tanzania.
Promoting Health and Preventing Disease in Tanzania, through advocacy for sound public health policies and practices and for healthy lifestyles.
is a non-governmental organization (NGO) established in 1980 with the
goal of promoting health and preventing disease in Tanzania through
sound public health practices. The association draws its membership from
all over Tanzania and is open to non-Tanzanians residing within and
outside the country. The Association’s membership is broad-based and
multi-disciplinary. It includes medical and public health personnel,
pharmacists, dentists, nurses, health officers, nutritionists, medical
sociologists, behavioral scientists, economists, educationists,
engineers, lawyers, agro-vet practitioners and many others who are
interested in public health and in the solution of health related