Kivulini Maternity Centre – News

Maternity Africa’s Kivulini Maternity Centre is located in rural Northern Tanzania, near the city of Arusha. Since ofifically opening in June 2018, the centre has provided a spectrum of quality, evidence-based maternal healthcare services. These include antenatal care, intrapartum care, postnatal care, comprehensive family planning counselling and treatment and 24-hour Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (CEmONC).

At Kivulini Maternity Centre, Maternity Africa also provides surgery for women suffering from obstetric fistula and other birth-induced injuries.

The Centre is equipped with its own laboratory, theatre, pharmacy, wards accommodating up to 56 beds, administrative offices and staff accommodations.

Thanks to the kindness of Maternity Africa’s generous donors, all of the services are provided free of charge to the vulnerable and marginalised women and girls of childbearing age treated at Kivulini Maternity Centre.

Check out some of the latest stories from Kivulini Maternity Centre below.

 

Solar lights: brightening patients’ lives

Solar lights: brightening patients’ lives

With more than 1 billion people – about 14% of the world’s population –  still without access to energy, finding affordable ways to get electricity in their homes is crucial if many countries are going to have a reasonable chance at achieving some of the...

International Day of the Midwife

International Day of the Midwife

Maternity Africa appreciates our midwives - and all of our other staff. They are dedicated to making childbirth safe here at Kivulini Maternity Centre in Northern Tanzania, providing quality midwifery care, improving sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and...

Naramatisho

Flying Medical Services transported 39-year-old Naramatisho more than 200 kilometres from her village to Kivulini Maternity Centre. Having high blood pressure complications, she delivered by Caesarian Section. When she arrived, Naramatisho was severely anaemic, and...

Saumu

Saumu

Meet Saumu, 18, second-born with three siblings. Saumu came from a village to town to look for a job. She works as a housemaid. Her parents live in the village, where they have a small farm to meet their basic needs. Saumu left the village after completing her primary...

Deliveries for 2020: 2,399, up 57%

Deliveries for 2020: 2,399, up 57%

We are delighted that 2,399 deliveries took place at Kivulini Maternity Centre in 2020! - this is an increase of 57% compared to 1,531 deliveries in 2019. As always, we are thankful to God, our wonderful staff and generous donors who make this possible. Pictured is...

Jane

Jane

Every day at Kivulini Maternity Centre we have the great joy of discharging healthy mums and their new babies. There are also times when we provide kind, compassionate care to women who have not been looked after at home, or who lose their babies. Jane, a recent...

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