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...
Our Biomedical Engineer, Zawadi

Our Biomedical Engineer, Zawadi

Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Maternity Africa employs many women across its various clinical and non-clinical departments.  We are very pleased that Zawadi is one of our valued women staff.  Zawadi is responsible for...
Fransisca’s Story

Fransisca’s Story

Fransisca is 29 years old and comes from a local village.  She has five children, including twins, born by Caesarean Section at another local hospital.  Her second baby was born at home.  However, Fransisca heard from her sister in law about the new Maternity Africa...

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