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MEDICINE & HEALTH

Our goal for the academic year of 2018/2019 is to fund 12 students in the field of Medicine & Health.
7 of 12 students (58%) funded so far this academic year
7 of 12 students (58%) funded so far this spring
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There’s a significant shortage of medical expertise in East Africa. That goes for doctors, nurses, radiologists, medical researchers and other professions within this area.  As a consequence, it’s difficult to offer emergency treatment and long-term care. Also, it hinders combating the spread of illnessess such as HIV and malaria.
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CURRENT STUDENTS

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WITHIN THIS FIELD
Nursing
Brighton Lazaro
As a patient-oriented man my dream is to become an expert on health care delivery as a nurse in all corners of the world.
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Clinical Medicine
Emmanuel Simon
I have chosen to pursue the medical field to find solutions to the different medical problems facing society such as malaria, cholera and HIV.
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Pharmaceutical Sciences
Emmanuel Maduhu
I have chosen the medical field since I want to help people to understand the importance of consulting doctors before taking medicines.
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Prosthetics and Orthotics
Alkaldo Kilemo
I chose this program because I really want to help people with physical disabilities by making equipment that is affordable and durable.
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A person educated in this field may ensure that:

More patients can receive faster and better treatment
larger epidemics such as malaria, hiv and ebola are mitigated and the medical disaster risk is reduced
giving birth is safer for both mother and child

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While we have now expanded our scope to include Uganda and Kenya, our initial focus was on Tanzania.
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Sweden

33742
DOCTORS IN TOTAL
3.8
DOCTORS PER 1 000 CITIZENS
100 %
OF ALL BIRTHS ARE ATTENDED BY SKILLED MEDICAL STAFF

Tanzania

1260
DOCTORS IN TOTAL
0.02
DOCTORS PER 1 000 CITIZEN
63.5 %
OF ALL BIRTHS ARE ATTENDED BY SKILLED MEDICAL STAFF
STATISTICS FROM THE WORLD BANK
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OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH TETRA LAVAL IS EXPANDING
OUR PARTNERSHIP 
WITH TETRA LAVAL 
IS EXPANDING
Thanks to our successful partnership with Tetra Laval, Help to Help has been able to apply its acclaimed model in Uganda. Now we can empower 50 selected youths and sponsor their education in engineering, medicine, nursing, teaching and much more. This cooperation is an important part in Help to Helps vision of enabling higher education for 1000 East African promising young talents by 2020. 

In Uganda there is a great need to increase the portion of educated people as they currently only represent 4 % of the country’s 41 million citizens.  This results in a startling shortage of educated professional, with for example only 81* professional anaesthetists in the country. Compare this to Swedens 2000 anaesthetists for its 10 million citizens and you can see that there is a big challenge.  


“We want to be part of - and contribute to Help to Helps 2020 vision. Help to Helps work has seen good results where the majority of the students graduate, finds employment and contributes to society and their families. We are convinced that they will be able to achieve the same results in Uganda. There are only two ways to develop a country, and that is to ensure food supply and give everybody the opportunity of education. We at Tetra Laval work with the first option every day, and now we will be able to tackle the other through Help to Help.”
Says Jörgen Haglind, Senior Vice President Group Communications, Tetra Laval.  

“I am very happy about our partnership with Tetra Laval. As one of the biggest companies in Sweden they can, together with us, give more young people the education that is so vital to their futures. Today we have already enabled 208 degrees and our vision is to fund 1000 students by 2020.” Says Malin Cronqvist, founder and CEO of Help to Help.
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