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Health services are distributed all over Arusha City. There is at least one or more health facility in every ward either under the authority of Arusha City or under the private sector. However the distribution of health services between the different wards is not equal. There is a high concentration of health facilities in the central Business District (SBD) compared to the peripheral rural wards. There are three different medical services offered by the City, which include hospitals, Health Centers and Dispensaries. There are 5 hospitals, out of which 1 belong to Government. Others are 8 health Centers, 45 Dispensaries, 15 pharmacies and 150 medical stores.
The patient-bed ratio is 279 people per bed in hospitals. The service provided by the city health department include Treatment of all infectious and non infectious diseases, Family planning, Immunization of all kind other service are social welfare activities with traditional medicine Despite the good work that the health department does, still there are many infectious diseases that are affecting residents of the City. The most common diseases affecting residents are as follows:
From the table above, Malaria is a leading disease among the top ten diseases for both children and adults.
Preventive medical services provided include health education, destroying breeding grounds for mosquitoes and other vectors and conducting house to house checks to ensure environmental cleanliness and utilization of ITN together with emphasis on accurate malaria diagnosis and case management.