Tanzania Site

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Study Site:

On the campus of the main public hospital near the center of the city.

Population:

1,360,850 (city)

Estimated HIV Prevalence in Country:

10-12%

[from the 1988 census of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Bureau of Statistics]

Language:

At the study sites in Kenya and Tanzania, survey instruments and data collection forms were translated into Kiswahili and then back-translated to English to assure that the English and Kiswahili versions were equivalent. In Tanzania, all surveys were conducted in Kiswahili.

Contact:

Marilyn Gloria Sangiwa, MD
Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences
Department of Psychiatry
P.O. Box 65218
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
255-51-151-537 – phone
255-51-151-242 – fax
gloria@twiga.com – email

Last modified: January 20, 2011