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July-August 2018 Newsletter

Both the hospital development and the community programs are doing well. We are working with major partners to develop and expand family medicine in Tanzania. The hospital still has not started doing C-sections. We now have approval from the Ilala District to start operating, and we have all the necessary equipment and supplies to start. Yet we have not started! The Tanzanian Federal Drug

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Board member Mohamed Shariff Manekia

Mohamed Shariff Manekia, commonly called Shariff, is an accomplished businessman, committed community leader, and caring philanthropist. He believes we all have a purpose and the foremost of those purposes are serving and furthering humanity. Born in Lindi, Tanzania, Mr. Shariff came to the New York as a young man in 1970. He went to school and then college in New York City. While still

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March-April 2018 Newsletter

Thanks to donations we now have the large backup generator needed for the operating room. This was the last of the equipment and supplies needed to perform operations. The paperwork has been submitted to the Ilala District and to the Tanzanian Ministry of Health for approval. As soon as we receive approval, operations will begin. Thank you everyone who contributed to help establish the

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