Tanzania Albinism Society

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Nationally, the IAAD 2018 will be marked in Simiyu region, Bariadi District, Uwanja wa Halmashauri from June 12-13. Guest of Honor in the peak day (June 13) is Minister for State Presidents Office - Regional Administration and Local Government, Mr Selemani Jaffo. This year's theme is "Badili Fikra Potofu Dhidi ya Watu Wenye Ualbino" literally translated as "End Misconceptions About People With Albinism."
The event will go along different activities including:
Advocacy and wareness through media, at local and national levels: community radios, national radios, TV stations, publications and social media. TAS has recorded two TV sessions to be aired at TBC from June 4th 2018 and contacted 5 media houses where some of you, as chances allow, will be given time to participate. Printed T-Shirts will be prepared by our counterparts UTSS and the ADD Tanzania.
Skin Cancer Screening - June 12-13: This will take place in Bariadi, at Council Ground (Uwanja wa Jamhuri), targeting 400PWA from the districts of Simiyu and neighbouring regions of the Lake Zone. This activity will be led by our counterparts, Standing Voice
Eye Examination - June 12-13: This will take place in Bariadi, at his will take place in Bariadi, at Council Ground (Uwanja wa Jamhuri), targeting 400PWA from the districts of Simiyu and neighbouring regions of the Lake Zone. This activity will be led by our counterparts, World Share Tanzania
Individual Case Profiling and links to legal aids - June 12-13: Tanzania Police Force (the office of Inspector General)
Entertainments
Football: 'Albino United' Soccer Team and Local Soccer Teams
Drama, songs, etc: Local traditional groups
Music
Symposium/dialogue on the rights of PWA - June 12, at KKKT Hall: To be led by TAS in collaboration with KCBRP
Children Symposium June 12: To be led by TAS in collaboration with the Prime Minister's Office
Visit to Serengeti National Park - June 13 after the event - to be led by Simiyu Regional Commissioners Office