Jun 16 2018
2018-2022 Strategy: Looking Forward
As 2017 came to a close, we reflected on the progress we made in each of the priority areas that we set five years ago in our 2013-2017 strategy. What did progress look like? Among other achievements, from 2013 to 2017...
Jun 14 2018
Farewell to Dr Fulvio Franceschi
Dr Fulvio Franceschi is an orthopaedic surgeon at CCBRT, supported by our long-lasting partnership with CBM.
Jun 09 2018
mHealth Spotlight: Clubfoot Follow-Up
Can a simple SMS reminder improve patient health outcomes?
Jun 06 2018
Orthopaedic Conditions 101
Get an overview of the conditions treated by our expert orthopaedics team - particularly clubfoot.
Jun 03 2018
World Clubfoot Day: Meet Aisha
To mark World Clubfoot Day, held each year on 3 June, we’ll focus our blog this month on orthopaedic conditions at CCBRT. Meet Aisha.
May 31 2018
Dr James & Dr Peter: Why Fistula?
To conclude our month-long series on CCBRT’s obstetric fistula programme, we sat down with the hospital’s two FIGO-accredited fistula surgeons.
May 25 2018
Life After Fistula: Meet Khadija
This month, we’ve told you about the causes and treatment of obstetric fistula; about how we work with our partner facilities across Tanzania to provide fistula treatment for women like Shangwe; and about how we’re raising...
May 24 2018
International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2018:...
“Fistula inatibika,” read the matching shirts proudly worn by CCBRT staff and obstetric fistula patients throughout our Dar es Salaam hospital yesterday. In English: “Fistula is treatable.”
Why the coordinated attire?...
May 18 2018
Meet Mama Millinga
As part of our ongoing blog series on obstetric fistula, meet Mama Millinga.
Theodora Millinga first learned about fistula when she was studying to be a midwife in 1986. Then, it was just one topic in her coursework....
May 16 2018
Increasing Awareness to Fight Fistula
If you don’t know that treatment exists, you can’t access it.
That’s the underlying principle behind CCBRT’s fistula awareness raising strategy, spearheaded by Fistula Programme Manager Clement Ndahani and Assistant...