Mission Statement

Tanzania Rural Health Movement works to establish model healthcare services by continually providing and improving innovative hands-on medical services in all its endeavors in Tanzania.

Vision Statement

Tanzania Rural Health Movement aspires to become excellent in the provision of equal healthcare services to undeserved communities, so people all over Tanzania can live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Our focus is on provision of health services, health research and environmental sustainability and health.

The Collaboration to Help East Africans Respond to Medical Emergencies (CHEAR ME) was launched in 2021 by charter members from Tanzania, Kenya and the US to support the systematic approach to community-based emergency medical services (EMS) development in East Africa through the exchange of ideas, information and experience.

While publicly-funded EMS systems do not exist across much of East Africa, many local communities continue to staff and manage their own volunteer emergency response systems. However, lack of recognition from national government leaders and competition from private ambulance services and well-funded hospitals and NGOs continues to hamper the growth and sustainability of publicly-accessible and locally-managed emergency response services.

In an effort to overcome the fragmentation of community EMS programs and develop local standards of practice, leaders from several East Africa EMS agencies came together to launch CHEAR ME. Read More (https://www.trekmedics.org/chear-me/)



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