2 Tanzania regions hit by condom shortage

Tanzania's deputy minister on February 19, 2019, said the government is aware of the shortage of condoms in Njombe and Sinyala. PHOTO| FILE| NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Tanzania’s deputy Health Minister Faustine Ndugulile said the government was aware that Njombe and Shinyala regions have been affected.

  • The two regions have a combined population of more than two million people according to a 2012 study.

Two populous regions in Tanzania have been hit by condom shortage raising fears of a possible increase in number of sexually transmitted infections.

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