KIVULINI MATERNITY CENTRE

Maternity Africa’s Kivulini Maternity Centre is located near the city of Arusha in Northern Tanzania.  It opened officially in June 2018, and provides a spectrum of good, evidence-based maternal healthcare services.  These include antenatal care, intrapartum care, postnatal care and family planning counselling and treatment.  24-hour Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (CEmONC) is available on site. 

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

Kivulini Maternity Centre is equipped with its own laboratory, theatre, pharmacy, wards accommodating up to 48 bed, administrative offices and staff accommodation. 

Thanks to the generosity of Maternity Africa’s 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.

Saving lives by giving blood

Today is World Blood Donor Day. According to the World Health Organization, the event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. It also raises awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure that all individuals...

Kivulini Maternity Centre: first year celebration

Although Maternity Africa was founded in 2013 initially to serve patients at other hospitals, its own new 48-bed facility, Kivulini Maternity Centre opened officially on 9 June 2018. We celebrated the Centre's first birthday on Sunday, with Arusha House Church....

Celebrating our 1,000th delivery

Hannah delivered her bouncing baby at Maternity Africa's Kivulini Maternity Centre on 31 May. We are delighted that this is a celebration of another safe delivery, and the 1,000th delivery since 28 May 2018, when we had our first one in the brand new hospital....

May births ahead of target

The rainy season (long rains) in Tanzania is usually from March to May. However, this year the rains took longer to come to Northern Tanzania, where Kivulini Maternity Centre is located. We experienced lots of heavy rain showers during May. Although it was very...

Patients arrive: anticipation and joy

Ladies are arriving at Maternity Africa's Kivulini Maternity Centre this week from across Tanzania. They will prepare for surgery, scheduled to take place in early June. Some of these ladies have been suffering from obstetric fistula and other birth-induced injuries...

Preparing for fistula surgery

Maternity Africa is preparing for its forthcoming camp when it expects to treat 30-40 ladies for obstetric fistula and other birth-induced injuries. In fact, we are expecting some patients to arrive at Kivulini Maternity Centre today, having travelled from rural areas...

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