Returning to Tanzania in July

Dr James Moir, Sr Jan Becker (RM/RN) and Chase Becker (SM/SN) return to Tanzania in July! The previous trip to Tanzania in April saw the creation of the Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Champions, four new baby trolleys and two new maternity beds. Among the highlights were Jan’s perineal repairs and an un-diagnosed twin delivery conducted…

Returning to Tanzania in November

Jan Becker (Founder, RM/RN), Dr James Moir (OB/GYN), Jo Douglas (Ultrasonographer) and Chase Becker (SM/SN/Pre-Med) will be returning several times throughout the year to Amana Regional Hospital in Tanzania. Jan will continue to teach the Helping Babies Breathe (c) program (HBB) to improve neonatal resuscitation. She will also we conducting research on the “Story of…

Returning to Tanzania 2016

Jan and Chase Becker are booked to head back to Tanzania on the 26th of June. Returning to Dar As Salaam The anticipation of return is both one of excitement and trepidation. The care and giving of ourselves is a personal journey that is filled with raw emotions, elation, sorrow, a profound sense of there…

A Day in the Life…

Day in the life of Midwife, Student Midwife (medical student) and Obstetrician at Amana Hospital HI Team I am so tired it’s actually hard to articulate the days here. So I thought I’d do it with images How a day usually starts… Leave for hospital and arrive after a long “interesting” trip thru insane traffic…

Start of a Journey

Dear family, friends and colleagues Chase and I are travelling to Dar as Salaam, Tanzania on June 19th to volunteer as a student Nurse (Chase) and Midwife ( Jan) In Africa one in 22 women die in childbirth In the United Nations Millennium Declaration, many nations committed their nations to a new global partnership to reduce…