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NED Foundation’s thriving relationship with House of Hope Zanzibar

HoH Zanzibar works closely with Ned Foundation from Spain who, from time to time, send their team of experts including neuropsychologists to visit the HoH for Physiotherapy and Neurorehabilitation programs.

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President Samia to Cover Treatment Costs for 100 Children with SBH

The President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan, will sponsor the surgical and medical care for 100 children with Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida at the Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI)….

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MOI starts off 2024 with a surgery camp for 50 children with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.

50 children with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus received treatment at a surgery camp coordinated by MOI in collaboration with ASBAHT (Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Tanzania) under the sponsorship of MO Dewji Foundation….

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A testimony of Early Treatment

Esther Milimo lives in Dar es Salaam and is a mother to a girl who was born with Hydrocephalus. Esther shares her story of how early treatment helped her daughter live a normal healthy life free of complications….

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KCMC partners with experts from MOI for a 5 days surgery camp

KCMC hospital Moshi partners with experts from Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute Dar es Salaam for a 5 days surgery camp for 20 children with Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida.

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MZRH partners with MOI experts for a five day Surgery camp.

Specialists from Mbeya Regional Referral Hospital and Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI) from Dar es Salaam joined forces to set up a surgery camp at MZRH. The camp lasted for five days from April 8th to April 12th.

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Kitongo Village Water Well Project by Desk and Chair Foundation resolves water issues at Kitongo HoH.

…After implementing the Water Well Project in KitongoSima village, the Desk and Chair Foundation extended their support by constructing a pipeline from the well and installing storage tanks for Kitongo HoH…

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OUTETA, a new initiative by MWADETA for better treatment accessibility.

MWADETA forms a team of experts to reach and train referral hospitals, aiming to enhance the accessibility of SBH treatment services in Tanzania. OUTETA (Okoa Ubongo Team Tanzania) is a multidisciplinary team that deals with….

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2023 Feedback from Surgical and Medical Materials Distribution Department

Annual report reveals development on early treatment rates compared to the past, while equally addressing the death rate in most hospitals due to late treatment.

Reports show development on the increasing number of early treatments (patients operated before six months of age) compared….

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Expert Neurosurgeons from 12 countries make camp at MOI

As part of MOI’s developments and endeavors towards better and sustainable health care, Neurological surgery specialists from 12 countries have set up a five-day camp at the Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI) to exchange skills, knowledge and experience …

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President Samia signs the Health Insurance Bill for All

A public health insurance scheme with no financial implications on PWDs.

According to sources from the Mwananchi newspaper, Journalist Herieth Makwetta reported that one month after the Parliament of the United Republic Tanzania passed the Health Insurance Bill for All, President Samia Suluhu Hassan signed it into a law.

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Child Help’s visit to PharmAccess to cultivate collaboration for better Health Care for the SBH Community, Dar es Salaam

Child-Help representatives had the opportunity to visit Dr. Heri Marwa, the Country Director at PharmAccess. The purpose of this visit was to discuss possible areas of Cooperation that can improve health care for children with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus in Tanzania. The Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (SBH) community still faces financial challenges for special healthcare…

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