This report presents a full review of project findings on rural transport services for older people in 10 settlements in Kibaha district, located in Tanzania’s coastal region, with specific reference to: (a) current access to health services; (b) livelihood implications of poor access to health and other services (c) broader implications for national rural transport services. This is preceded firstly by a discussion of key background information: the project aims and objectives and the Kibaha district context; secondly, a review of the methodology employed in the older people peer researcher training and associated field research programme; thirdly, the subsequent data analysis and review; fourthly a detailed description of older people’s living conditions in the 10 study settlements. Three previous project reports provided fuller detail of individual activities.
Porter, G. Learning with older people about their transport and mobility problems in rural Tanzania:focus on improving access to health services and livelihoods. Rural transport services for older people in Kibaha District, Tanzania: Report of project findings. (2012) 55 pp. [AFCAP/GEN/060/F]