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...
My experience giving birth at Kivulini

My experience giving birth at Kivulini

My name is Flora and I am 25 years old. I came to the antenatal clinic at Kivulini and started having contractions the next day. The contractions lasted for 7 hours before I had to go to the theatre as there was a problem. The baby was delivered and although the baby...
Flying High

Flying High

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) are a wonderful Christian organisation who are engaged in health care provision to rural communities beyond Arusha. MA was invited to join them on a flight to assess the maternal health needs in one of the communities that they serve....
Youth on a mission

Youth on a mission

As Maternity Africa grows, we are invested in supporting and forming partnerships with other organizations who also are involved in serving the same community as we do. In December, we had a group of 16 teenagers come for the day from the Girls Foundation of Tanzania....
Record Deliveries in December!

Record Deliveries in December!

We closed 2018 with a record 107 deliveries for December here at the maternity centre. On New Year’s Day we opened the doors to a New Year by seeing one baby boy safely into the world. We are grateful for the dedication of all the clinical team that have kept working...

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