Hope of an end to obstetric fistula within ten years

Hope of an end to obstetric fistula within ten years

Obstetric fistula remains a problem in rural Africa. Two Australian doctors (including Maternity Africa’s founder Dr Andrew Browning) at the forefront of an international effort to eliminate obstetric fistula say that they could succeed within a decade. The...
Learning from and teaching our patients

Learning from and teaching our patients

Understanding the needs and concerns of our patients is very important, so that we can care for them properly.  The clinical staff at Maternity Africa also need to explain important and life-saving concepts to our patients as well.  Today, as we celebrate...
Reaching ladies in rural Tanzania

Reaching ladies in rural Tanzania

Today is World Day of Social Justice.  Ladies in rural Tanzania also have a right to access good maternal health care.  Good maternal health care helps to prevent severe birthing injuries, such as obstetric fistula.  At the weekend, Maternity...
The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

A neighbour living close to Kivulini Maternity Centre was driving home from work the other day.  He noticed a young woman collapsed on the side of the dirt road.  The young woman appeared to be suffering terrible pain, alone and ‘very’ pregnant.  The...
World Radio Day

World Radio Day

Maternity Africa is delighted to spread the news about the importance of good maternal health care.  In radio shows, we are able to share how our hospital at Kivulini Maternity Centre provides reproductive health services, free of charge for some of Tanzania’s...

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