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Baylor Foundation Tanzania is a patient-centered, pediatric HIV prevention and treatment program founded in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on February 5, 2009 as a local non-governmental organization with the goal of provision of high quality care for children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malnutrition.

Baylor Foundation Tanzania provides comprehensive pediatric and family-centered HIV/AIDS care and treatment services for HIV-infected children, adolescents and their family members, including provision of TB, malnutrition and reproductive health services and comprehensive psychosocial support.

We work to scale up high-quality, comprehensive pediatric and family centered HIV/AIDS care and treatment through prevention of disease, recognizing and responding to their vulnerable patient’s unique needs, promoting health system strengthening in the Lake and Southern Highland Zones and empowerment and promotion of living positively with HIV.

Annual Reports

Know here in detail each of our management reports, in each document we include in detail everything we will do.

Quarterly Reports

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Unaudited Income & Expenditure

Highlights 2020

Baylor Foundation Tanzania continues to offer comprehensive and state-of-the-art TB prevention, case finding that includes a robust community program utilizing the unique expertise of individuals who were previously treated for TB and treatment for children and adolescents in the Lake Zone (LZ) and Southern Highland Zone (SHZ). Baylor-Tanzania also has leading roles and voices on the national child TB treatment working groups and is actively involved in several TB research studies looking at the performance of novel TB diagnostic tests in children.

Baylor Foundation Tanzania continues to offer multidisciplinary palliative care to children and adolescents with life limiting effects of HIV/AIDS. This unique program provides patients with evidence-based medical care including symptom management, comprehensive patient focused psychosocial care that includes the opportunity to participate in a wish-making program and multidisciplinary home visits. Baylor-Tanzania had the opportunity to present their palliative care program at the 6th International African Palliative Care Conference in Kigali, Rwanda.

In collaboration with UNICEF, Baylor Foundation Tanzania is working to mitigate the impact of COVID – 19 on children, adolescents and pregnant and breastfeeding HIV + women. This program will help ensure that essential HIV services are not disrupted during the pandemic and that healthcare workers and patients have the supplies needed to stay safe.

Baylor Foundation Tanzania successfully hosted the 21st Annual Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative Network Meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Baylor Foundation Tanzania achieved the following milestones between July 1, 2019 – to June 30, 2020

People tested
for HIV
People tested HIV positive
People started on anti-retroviral therapy (ART)
Patients currently on ART
HIV exposed infants receiving care at the COEs
Adolescents (ages 10-19) receiving sexual reproductive services
People tested
for HIV
People tested HIV positive
People started on anti-retroviral therapy (ART)
Patients currently on ART
HIV exposed infants receiving care at the COEs
Adolescents (ages 10-19) receiving sexual reproductive services
Health-System-Strengthening
HIV
Baylor Foundation Tanzania provides pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and their infants with medications to prevent the infants from acquiring HIV from their mothers.

HEALTH SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING

15 Baylor-Tanzania’s health systems strengthening work leverages one of our greatest strengths to improve health systems across Tanzania – our multidisciplinary team of pediatric experts. Baylor-Tanzania collaborates with the Pediatric HIV and TB working groups of Tanzania to develop and review national treatment guidelines.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND RESPONSE

The COVID–19 pandemic has impacted healthcare facilities across the globe and Baylor- Tanzania is no exception. To ensure the safety of Baylor-Tanzania’s vulnerable patients and families, and to keep Baylor- Tanzania staff safe, several changes were implemented at the COEs.
HIV-–-Prevention
EMPOWERMENT
Children and adolescents living with HIV face many social challenges that can make them vulnerable to poor clinical outcomes.

Sponsors and Donors

Tanzanian Ministry of Health,
Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children.

President’s Oce, Regional Administration and Local Government
Regional and Zonal Governments in the Lake and Southern Highlands Zones.
United States Agency for International Development
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
Bugando Medical Centre
Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital
SeriousFun Children’s Network
Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative
Global Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence (HOPE) program at Baylor College of
Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine Global Childhood TB Program