Necessity of vancomycin trough concentrations to manage uncomplicated acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections

  Vancomycin is a glycopeptide antibiotic frequently used for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI). In 2009, the American Society of Health System Pharmacists and Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) provided guidelines for vancomycin dosing and monitoring. However, these guidelines did not provide specific trough goals for uncomplicated ABSSSI […]

Zanzibar Fire and Rescue Training Institute strives for excellence

  According to the Principal of Zanzibar Fire and Rescue Training Institute  S.S.F Commandant Omar Haji Khamis said. There is so much more to being a Professional than simply acquiring the best training and skills. Becoming an expert in your field is only one part of earning the respect of clients and colleagues. There are […]

Old Forte most iconic monument in Zanzibar

  The original small fort was built in c. 1710 by Omani Arabs, After the expulsion of the Portuguese from the East African coast in 1699. A wall of a Portuguese chapel, visible from the inside, was used as a prison and the quarters of the Sultan’s Baluchi bodyguards, when Sultan (Sayyid) Said moves his […]

Tanzania and US sign agreements to deepen economic cooperation

  President Samia Suluhu Hassan said Tanzania and the United States have signed several agreements to deepen and broaden economic cooperation between the two countries as a result of the historic visit of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris to Tanzania. The President said the agreements focus on USAID assistance to Tanzania, port cooperation, commercial dialogue […]

Zanzibar welcomes investors in seaweed processing plants

  The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi has said that Zanzibar is ready to show the world the opportunities available through seaweed farming and fishing. Union of Tanzania Hon. Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan Palace, Dar es Salaam. Dr. Mwinyi has congratulated the President Hon. Dr. Samia Suluhu […]

Minister of Education Zanzibar participates in sports

The Minister of Education and Vocational Training Zanzibar, Lela Muhamed Mussa has said sports are one of the ways that can increase good understanding for students and make them better young people. She said this during the 2023 Cross Country Race, held at the Unguja Amani Stadium. She said that sports make students understand and […]

Zanzibaris should migrate to gas cooking to save dwindling forests

  Atendae Mkanga(35) always wishes to use gas for cooking but cannot do so because that source of energy is not available in her village; instead she finds herself using firewood and charcoal. The mother of three and living at Charawe village in Unguja South Region, she spends Sh25,000 monthly to buy firewood for cooking […]

Philippine Ambassador visits Zanzibar

  President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi has said that Zanzibar has a lot to learn from the experience and expertise of the Philippines, especially in the oil and gas, health, tourism and fishing sectors. Dr. Mwinyi has also asked the Philippine Ambassador to promote Zanzibar in various […]

Dr.Mwinyi meets leaders of Tanzania Shiia Community

The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi has said that the major task of leadership is to ensure that there is peace in the country so that the responsibility of serving the people is easy. Dr. Mwinyi said this today, Monday February 27, at the Zanzibar State House […]