Tanzania women's health

Key messages for primary care practitioners


Key Facts

Reproductive health indicators

  • In United Republic of Tanzania the lifetime average number of children per woman is 5 compared with 2 in the UK.
  • 26.4% of women of reproductive age report using (or a partner using) a contraceptive method compared with 82% in the UK.
  • No data are available on mammography screening rates or cervical cancer screening rates. 

Female genital mutilation

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