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Table 1 Distribution of dialysis units in Tanzania

From: Developing nephrology services in low income countries: a case of Tanzania

Name of Region (Estimated population) Name of Dialysis unit Number of Haemodialysis machines Number of CRRTe machines Number of patients on dialysis
Dar es Salaam (4,364,541 million) Muhimbili National Hospitala 42 1 227
Muhimbili National Hospital- Mloganzilaa 12   29
Agha Khan Hospitalb 8   21
Emilio Mzena Hospitala 6   8
TMJ Hospitalc 7   40
TMJ polyclinicc 5   3
Regency Medical Centrec 22   120
Al-Shifaa Clinicc 8   17
Hindu Mandal Hospital (Dar es Salaam)b 8   35
Hindu Mandal (Kunduchi)b 10   9
Kairuki Hospitalc 7 1 27
Access Health Centrec 16   84
Sali International Hospitalc 1   NOd
Apollo polyclinicc 4   NOd
CCBRTb 8   NOd
Arusha (1,694,310 million) Arusha Lutheran Medical centreb 6   33
NSK Hospitalsc 13   51
Kilimanjaro (1,640,087 million) Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centreb 5   31
Dodoma (2,083,588 million) University of Dodoma Health centrea 10   21
Benjamin Mkapa Hospitala 10 1 26
Mbeya (2,707,410 million) Mbeya Referral Hospitala 5   20
Afya Checkc 4   7
Mwanza (2,772,509 million) Bugando Medical centre b 10   60
Access Medical Centrec 8   4
Bio Health Centrec 5   10
Hindu Mandalb 10   NO
Zanzibar (1,303,569 million) Mnazimmoja Hospitala 6   34
Global Hospitalc 3   16
TOTAL 259 3 933
  1. aPublic institution; bPrivate not for profit including faith-based institutions; cPrivate institution
  2. dNot operational; eContinuous Renal Replacement Therapy