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Midwife Emergency Skills Training Saving Lives in Tanzania

On the night of September 2, 2017, nurse-midwife Razack Mohammed was alone on duty at the Mwalugulu Dispensary in Kahama District, Tanzania when Gaudensia Peter arrived in labour with undiagnosed twins. After a normal delivery of the first twin, the second baby was presenting in a way that could not be born without help. According…

Celebrating Partnership: More and Better Midwives for Rural Tanzania

The More and Better Midwives for Rural Tanzania (MBM-RTz) project officially launched at Bukumbi College, Mwanza, in Fall 2017. Currently in Tanzania there are not enough healthcare workers to meet the needs of the population. Like in Canada, recruiting healthcare workers to rural areas is particularly challenging. The aim of the five-year MBM-RTz project is…