Hospital Reform Programme, Tanzania

Health Partners Southern Africa and Health Partners International provided technical support to the Tanzanian Ministry of Health (MoH) in the conceptualisation, planning, implementation and monitoring of a major initiative for the reform of hospital services.


This work took place within the context of wider reforms within the health sector and the introduction of a Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) to health service development.


Activities included:

  • the development of a hospital strategy
  • formulation of a ten year capital development and service plan
  • strategic planning of capital development of Muhimbili National Hospital
  • a study tour on hospital reform to South Africa for key officials
  • hospital management development
  • the harmonisation of rehabilitation and management reforms at Muhimbili Hospital, the main national referral and teaching hospital of Tanzania.