Our Work

Strategy Overview

Touch strengthens Tanzania’s health system at both local and national levels, and we share our findings with the global health community. Touch’s strategy builds upon our expertise in healthcare worker education and our established Treat & Train Network of healthcare and educational facilities across Tanzania’s Lake Zone.

Strategic Priorities

  • Train new skilled healthcare workers
  • Improve skills of existing healthcare workers
  • Influence national policy to effective place and retain healthcare workers in the health system
  • Optimize scarce resources by connecting health facilities within our network of partner hospitals and educational institutions:
    • Improve capacity and management of healthcare and educational facilities
    • Develop process and systems that better connect facilities within the network
  • Apply our health system strengthening approach to address the mos urgent health need, such as:
    • Maternal and newborn health
    • Non-communicable diseases
  • While designing and implementing solutions on the ground, we monitor and evaluate our results, sharing acquired knowledge with the public health community