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TANWAT Hospital provides Cataract Surgical services to elderly in Njombe, Tanzania

On 8th February 2020, more than 18 elders from Kibena and Itulike villages of Ramadhani ward in Njombe town council received free Cataract surgery and treatments at TANWAT Hospital as one of the activities under Elderly Care and Support program after being diagnosed to have such problems and having poor financial capability to afford treatment costs.

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Njombe Primary school teachers come up with clear roles of YPHE teacher mentors towards strengthening the Program in their schools.

"Previously, we didn't know what was exactly our role as YPHE teacher mentors, this is a very special discussion to help strengthening the program in schools" Said one of the participants during the discussion. Njombe DC primary school teachers together with HHU project implementation team had a one day workshop discussing the ways to improve the program by defining clear roles of the teacher mentors in primary schools with Youth Peer health Educators (YPHEs)

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Terry’s Tanzania

In January 2006, Montreal’s famed Gazette cartoonist Terry Mosher (Aislin) traveled to the Southern Highlands of the East African nation of Tanzania to visit Highlands Hope.

He captured the beauty, the heartbreak and the courageous determination of Highlands Hope activists like nurse Betty Liduke, community-organizer Jackson Mbogela, and the men, women and children who make the Makete and Njombe Districts of Tanzania a very special place.

Take a look at Terry’s scrapbook