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Table 4 Construction and upgrading of dispensary and health center buildings by using force accounts, up to August 2019

From: Development and upgrading of public primary healthcare facilities with essential surgical services infrastructure: a strategy towards achieving universal health coverage in Tanzania

YearTotal number of dispensaries constructedAverage Annual Rate of Increase (Dispensaries)Total number of Health Centers constructedAverage Annual Rate of Increase (Health Centers)Number of dispensaries renovated and upgradedNumber of health centers renovated/
constructed
Number of staff buildings constructed
200530380.0313330.046000
201035500.0504200.042000
201545540.0165180.048000
20194922 716 181350a390
  1. aConstruction of health centers, outpatient departments, operating theatres, laboratories, pediatric and maternity wards, as well as waste management facilities like incinerators and placenta pits