VICTORY ON THE THIRD LINE:How newly deployed nurse- midwives are saving lives in Musoma, Tanzania.

When Otilia Mhagama and other three nurse midwives’ colleagues arrived at Nyasho Health Centre in Musoma for their first deployment in January 2021, they were reflecting on what would be their main task at the Health Centre. Little they could had known that their arrival was just a thrill for Dr. Hillary Mohamed, a Medical Officer in-charge, who managed the understaffed health center that have a total of 13 nurses and an average of 11 deliveries per day with less than four nurses in a daily…

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July 12, 2021

Mkapa Foundation Raises Hope Where It Was Dashed!

Located about 120 kilometres north of the Tanzanian capital Dodoma enroute to Babati or Arusha, a hospital in Chemba District stands conspicuosly to serve people of the place and its neighborhood. Despite a well-constructed tarmac road and cool breeze blowing along the way, it might take you close to two hours for safety considerations when you have a careful driver who doesn’t opt for a flat-out gas pedal. Along the way to this remote yet vibrant destination, you are bound to be fascinated…

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July 10, 2021