A system of support: Meet Brenda & Oscar

Learn why Oscar is becoming a fistula ambassador.


Mabinti turns 11: Meet Hilda

Learn how Hilda has stayed a part of the CCBRT community since graduating from Mabinti


Meet FIGO Fellow Dr Akter: “I can do something for...

In 2014, CCBRT was officially accredited by the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) as an international training centre for fistula surgeons. Since then, we’ve trained 18 FIGO fellows and other...


Meet Dr Timothy: What’s a Vacuum Delivery?

“My interest is in helping women give birth - I love what I’m doing,” says Dr Timothy.


Maternal Health 101

In honour of World Breastfeeding Week, starting today, we’ll share maternal health news throughout the month of August.


How CCBRT Took the Fight to #EndFistula to Kagera

In May, we introduced you to our fistula awareness raising team, who believe that “if you don’t know that treatment exists, you can’t access it.”


Social Enterprise: How Does it Work?

The opening of CCBRT’s new Private Clinic this month is a major step forward in the organisation’s new mission.


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.


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...


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?...