A CITIZEN DIAGNOSIS OF HEALTH SECTOR CHALLENGES 2017 - TWAWEZA
Health and social welfare services are areas where Tanzania has achieved some admirable progress. According to the World Bank, life expectancy in Tanzania has increased by ten years between 2005 and 2015, from 55 to 65 years. Over the same period, maternal and child mortality rates have fallen quickly, at a rate faster than elsewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa. Deaths from malaria and HIV/AIDS have also fallen sharply.