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No Woman Should Have to Walk Miles to Give Birth

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.

Success Stories…Thanks for all you have done for me

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

48 Knee Replacements in 4 Days

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

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

Silver Jubilee of AHEAD in Tanzania

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