Menstrual Health and Hygiene among school girls in Tanzania

A 2021 research report about Menstrual Health and Hygiene among school girls in Tanzania


This report presents the findings of the 2021 Menstrual Health and Hygiene (MHH) study among schoolgirls in Tanzania. The research was implemented through a multi-sectoral collaboration of the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Public Health Laboratory Ivo de Carneri (PHL-IdC) Zanzibar, and the President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government (PO-RALG). And in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST), UNICEF, MHH Coalition of Tanzania, and other partners. The 2021 MHH study is the first comprehensive, nationally representative survey that provides information about the MHH situation among schoolgirls in Tanzania, Mainland and Zanzibar. The report shows the challenges they face and offers appropriate sectoral recommendations on how these hurdles contribute to improving overall health and education outcomes in the country.


Research report about MHH among school girls in Tanzania
Government of Tanzania and UNICEF
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