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Table 2 Distribution of health facilities and ownership in Tanzania

From: Women's experiences and views about costs of seeking malaria chemoprevention and other antenatal services: a qualitative study from two districts in rural Tanzania

  Number by ownership
Type of Facility Government Parastatal Voluntary Private Other Total
Specialized 4 0 2 0 0 6
Regional Hospital 17 0 0 0 0 17
District Hospital 55 2 13 0 0 70
Other Hospitals 2 6 56 20 2 86
Health Centres 49 6 48 16 0 479
Dispensaries 2,450 202 612 665 28 3,955
Specialized clinics 75 0 4 22 0 101
Nursing Homes 0 0 0 6 0 6
Private Laboratories 18 3 9 184 0 214
Private x-ray units 5 3 2 16 1 27
Total 3,035 22 746 927 31 4,961
  1. Source: http://www.moh.go.tz/Health%20Indicators.php, as updated by the MOHSW on 7th Dec 2009 and accessed on 8th Dec 2009)