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Minister Sajjan and Kayabaga concluded the trip to Tanzania with a walkthrough of a new specialized maternity and newborn hospital supported by Canada. The hospital has improved access to quality health services for underserved populations, including people with disabilities.  Minister Sajjan also met with Adolf Mkenda, Minister of Education, Science and Technology, with whom he announced funding to support access to education and vocational training colleges. Minister Sajjan and MP  Kayabaga also visited Dundani Secondary School in Mkuranga District to see water, sanitation and hygiene facilities funded by Canada and safe school spaces supported by Canada that enable both girls and boys to learn. July 25, 2023 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Minister Sajjan and Ms. Kayabaga visited a health facility in Dodoma that is supported by Canadian contributions to Tanzania’s Health Basket Fund with Ummy Mwalimu, Minister of Health. During the visit, which highlighted the successes and remaining gaps in Tanzania’s health system, Minister Sajjan announced additional funding for the Health Basket Fund. He and MP Kayabaga also observed a youth training session organized by World Vision in Dodoma and discussed with youth educators the health challenges adolescents face related to sexual and reproductive rights. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, announced funding for 2.75 million in development programming as he concluded his trip to Tanzania. He was accompanied on the visit by Arielle Kayabaga, Member of Parliament (MP) for London West.


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