Nov 24 2018
A system of support: Meet Brenda & Oscar
Learn why Oscar is becoming a fistula ambassador.
Nov 03 2018
Mabinti turns 11: Meet Hilda
Learn how Hilda has stayed a part of the CCBRT community since graduating from Mabinti
Aug 10 2018
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...
Aug 08 2018
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.
Aug 01 2018
Maternal Health 101
In honour of World Breastfeeding Week, starting today, we’ll share maternal health news throughout the month of August.
Jul 06 2018
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.”
Jul 04 2018
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.
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?...