About Us

Established in 1994, the Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania (APHFTA) is a Non-State Actor that exists to serve as a public forum for the private health sector 

APHFTA is the Umbrella of the Self-sustaining Private Health sector in Tanzania

We have over 1,000 member healthcare facilities all over Tanzania, which includes hospitals, health centers, dispensaries, clinics, laboratories, pharmacies, Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets (ADDOs) district associations, and maternity homes among others.

APHFTA has established functioning National Headquarter Offices in Dar Es Salaam, five (5) Zonal offices and one (1) Regional office. The Lake Zone Office, with offices in Mwanza City serves six Regions around Lake Victoria; Northern Zone Office, with offices in Moshi, serves four regions in the northern circuit; Southern Highland Zone Offices in Mbeya serves the six Southern Highland regions of Tanzania, Central Zone serving Dodoma, Morogoro, Singida, Tabora and Kigoma, the Dar-es-Salaam Zone serving Dar-es-Salaam, Lindi, Mtwara and Coastal regions. 




Zonal Offices


Regional Office

APHFTA's Partifipation

APHFTA is also represented in the private health facilities registration board that support the registration of private facilities all over the country.  The Association has a good track record of working with development partners in donor funded projects and has accumulated vast experience in managing health sector projects (including health sector financing) and achieving projects’ targets that are in line with the organization’s Vision and Mission. 

 APHFTA is an active player and contributor in health policies in Tanzania. APHFTA participates in annual MoHCDGEC Joint Annual Health Sector Review (JAHSR) and Public Private Partnership (PPP) Steering committee meetings, PPP Technical Working Group (TWG), Human Resource for Health (HRH) TWG, Health Financing Technical Working Group, Quality Improvement Technical Working Group, and the Public Private Health Forum (PPHF).

Our Partners


Mirambo Street/Samora Avenue; P.O. Box 13234 Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

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Tel: +255 22 2120118; Cell: + 255 754 520 396/+255 783 794956

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