Poverty rates in Tanzania still high despite economic growth

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Women plucking tea leaves on a tea plantation in Tanzania. UN Photo/B Wolff

Poverty rates in Tanzania have not come down enough despite strong economic growth in the east African country; that's according to UN's most senior official there.

People in rural areas in particular are not getting the health services that they deserve and thousands of children are dying before the age of five.

Assumpta Massoi has been speaking to the UN Resident Coordinator, Alvaro Rodriguez.

Duration: 1'47"

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