Implications of Health Sector Reforms in Tanzania: Policies, Indicators and Accessibility to Health Services.

    Immediately after independence, 1961, the Government aimed at building her human capital by isolating factors that were christened as "major enemies of development"ť: ignorance, diseases, and poverty. Disease as an enemy was fought by a massive increase in health facilities and low primary health care training institutions, most of them owned by the government. Alongside the public sector existed the non-for-profit health facilities, mostly owned by Faith-based Organizations. Tanzania went through a severe economic crisis in the 1980s, which adversely affected the

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