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.
Previously in 2017 the maiden African Classic venture did the same for health interventions in Kenya, Tanzania along with Ethiopia, where 1.7 billion/-was raised to combat cases of Female Genital Mutilation.
Reached for a comment, Siha District Commissioner (DC), Onesmo Buswelo, while flagging off the event said: “This specific event not only helps to support health initiatives however also to promote tourism inside the country along with the government will always support the item.”
One of the riders, Sophia Roniyn, aged 22 along with happened to be youngest said: “We are out on a mission to support health initiatives for especially young girls like myself here in Africa.”
The Africa Classic benefits Amref in Africa, whose mission the item will be to break the cycle of poor health along with poverty inside the continent along with specifically targets Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn along with Child Health, HIV, Malaria along with Tuberculosis, Water along with Sanitation along with Hygiene.
Amref will be the largest African Health Organisation, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya with presence in 35 countries.
According to Dr Temu, Amref features a vision to end lasting health change in Africa along with build communities with the knowledge, skills along with means to maintain their Great health.
Its various other mission will be to reach out to more than 16,000 girls in Tanzania, Ethiopia along with Kenya against the female genital mutilations in their midst along with provide health skills to mothers before along with after childbirth.