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In fact, Tanzania’s health sector has shown a willingness recently to engage with the gay community, said OSIEA’s Executive Director Mburu Gitu.This is due, in part, to the influence of the donor governments and international bodies that foot nearly 40 percent of the country’s health budget, according to the most recent statistics, as well as an understanding that marginalizing one community jeopardizes the health of the entire country. The general adult HIV prevalence rate is 5.1 percent, according to the ministry of health but much higher in key populations.

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Experts warn that this will have significant consequences for the health of all Tanzanians.The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights said the arrests were “unacceptable” and called for the men to be arrested, while Sabrina Mahtani of the rights group Amnesty International said the arrests were illegal.Tanzania has one of the highest adolescent pregnancy rates in the world, with widespread sexual violence and many girls exchanging sex for school fees, food and shelter, says the United Nations.First, organizers said, a woman entered the conference room of the Dar es Salaam hotel, announced herself as a BBC journalist and took a seat.Then unidentified men started coming and going.“It should have been a big red flag for us,” said Nguru Karugu, health and rights consultant for the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa, a human rights-focused grant-maker that organized the meeting.