Tanzania: AMREF's 'Africa Classic' Heals 12,000 Fistula Patients

THE annual Africa Classic cycling events have helped foot surgical bills to more than 10,000 local women, who have been suffering through Fistula related ailments.

in which was said here recently by Amref Health Africa, Tanzania Resident Director, Dr Florence Temu , who organizes the Africa Classic Humanitarian Motorcycling event in which races around Mount Kilimanjaro every year.

She said in which more than 12,000 women, who have been suffering through fistula inside the country, have been treated, as she thanks the annual cycling event known as ‘Africa Classic.’

“We support a total of 41 Hospitals in Tanzania with medical equipment, surgical tools, training of staff along with various other health assistance,” further said Dr Temu.

Amref Health also fights against Female Genital Mutilation along with early marriage among young girls along with ailments such as HIV-Aids, Tuberculosis along with Malaria.

The organisation also works to support Reproductive Health along with Youth Health.

In This specific year’s ‘Africa Classic event about 85 riders took part in competitions where the first batch competitors were going round Africa’s highest peak for six days, covering 400 kilometers.

The second batch will be currently registering in Netherlands along with This specific will take off next week after the first team might have completed their circle. Last year the expedition raised 2.3 billion/-, where nearly 100 volunteers through the Netherlands took part with the aim of raising funds to foot health initiatives in East Africa.