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12 Dec 2019 | 04:48 AM UTC

Tanzania: Ongoing demonstration in Dar Es Salam December 12

Health unions march in Dar Es Salam December 12; heightened security measures and transportation disruptions likely



Several health unions are taking part in a march in Dar Es Salam on Thursday, December 12, to demand better health care services on the annual Universal Health Coverage Day. Participants have headed to the Biafra grounds located in Kinondoni district, where events are being held.

Heightened security measures and localised transportation disruption are likely near the gathering.


Each year on December 12, demonstrations are held worldwide to mark the International Universal Health Coverage Day that calls for equitable health systems around the world.


Individuals in Dar Es Salam are advised to monitor developments, avoid all gatherings as a precaution, prepare for localized transportation disruptions and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.