Friday, March 6, 2015 – Visiting Clinics and planning for medical clinics with Canadian doctors

Our days start early.  We were out by 7 AM to visit clinics and meet with health officials.  We are planning to bring a health care team to the Mombo area of Tanzania.  We are located in Lushoto. Our lodge is on a lush mountain side.  This whole area is mountainous.  Juma is here with me to do the assessment.

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Officials from the medical office and other government officials we met with

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Our first clinic visit was to Vuga.  A clinic that serves 11,000 people.  People are working hard with very limited resources.

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Top 10 diseases treated in this clinic.  Under 5 years and over 5 years

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A few things fixed up here can make this clinic a lot more useful to the people

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This lady had walked 3 hours with this baby for immunization. It was 28°C

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Here is the entire Pharmacy at this clinic.  Juma from Kenya said that it was sad.

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By the end of the day we had narrowed down 3 possible clinics that we could support and run a medical clinic this fall.