Sick children should no longer be hospitalized in a ward with adults suffering from chronic and contagious diseases. Now, in the health clinic there is only one ward, a small room with 10 beds side by side. Also, mothers who have just given birth are housed in the same ward with their newly born babies. […] Read more
Tanzanian youth are too familiar with HIV/AIDS. About 5 percent of Tanzanian youth ages 15 to 49 are HIV positive.
Buoyed by that accomplishment, Kitullo charted a course toward success. He passed the national certification exams for his profession, thus ensuring his employability.
For Generations, A Campfire Has Been a Cooking Fire in Rural Gambia. With help from AHEAD, however, village women are saving time, labor and resources when they prepare their daily meals.
In other words, an expectant Tanzanian mother is almost 58 percent more likely to die than her American counterpart. Most of these deaths occur in rural villages where access to safe, clean health supplies and services is rare.
Dear Dr. Myrtle Glascoe, I am so glad to give thanks to you for all you did do for me to ensure that I receive an education. I completed my studies at Monduli Teachers Training College in Arusha and I am teaching science at Moshi Secondary School. I am very grateful to have received your […] Read more
ince 1981 we have improved lives in Tanzania and the Gambia by reducing poverty and disease, educating youth, and promoting sustainable environmental practices. Our staff and volunteers go wherever the need is: inside hospitals and health centers; on the road with our mobile health clinics; in the open spaces of villages. AHEAD Has Touched […] Read more
Elvira Williams, Exec. Director of AHEAD, Inc. invited WOGO, Women’s Orthopedist Global Outreach, to provide services to seniors in Tanzania two years ago. Seven female surgeons completed 48 knee replacements in 4 & 1/2 days at ALMC Hospital in Arusha, Tanzania in June of this year. These seven surgeons provided free surgical care to older […] Read more
AHEAD, Inc 2013 Mission for Health, Hope and Love Professionals are mobilizing to help needy and underserved communities in Tanzania by donating medical equipment, books, supplies and medical services. This mission, July 19th – August 4th 2013, will provide an opportunity for an exchange of medical knowledge and skills, as well as professional and intercultural […] Read more
What a Celebration! On 30th October 2009, AHEAD celebrated its Silver Jubilee at Diamond Jubilee Executive Hall in Dar es Salaam, commemorating 25 years of service in Tanzania. AHEAD has been implementing primary health and education programs in rural villages since 1985. Dr. Winnie Mpanju Shumbusho was the first Country Director and Professor Philemon Sarungi, […] Read more