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Florence B. Mwitwa

Title Medical Student
Organization Catholic University

My name is Florence B. Mwitwa, and I’m 26 years old. I’m a Fifth year Medical Student at Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences – Bugando (CUHAS-BUGANDO), Mwanza Tanzania, studying for my degree in Medicine. I am also working as supervising council member of Tanzania Medical Student Association (TAMSA), a professional organization that assembles all the medical students at national level under common umbrella with the purpose of promoting both excellent medical training as well as the medical students’ efforts in health education, promotion for betterment of our community.

TAMSA is working in six areas: Research Exchange, Reproductive health including HIV/AIDS, Medical Education, professional exchange, Public health and Human right and Peace.

I am the President of the Organizing Committee of International Federation of Medical Students Association Africa Regional Meeting (IFMSA ARM), which will be held in Arusha Tanzania from 14th – 22nd December 2012. The theme is “Health Crisis in Africa,” and will assemble medical student from all over Africa and various health stakeholders.

Posts By Florence B. Mwitwa

World Contraception Day: Uncomfortable Conversations in Tanzania

For many young people in my community, talking about contraception is just not comfortable. This is not only true for young people, but also for adults, who might have trouble broaching the topic or supporting young people in their choices.

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