Dr. Steven Kleeman and Sister Clarissa, a physician, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Moshi, Tanzania. (Photo courtesy: LOTWC)
Hide Caption

'A tremendous need:' Local doc partners with Tanzania hospital to save the lives of moms, newborns

a a a a
Share this story
Show Related Headlines
Related Articles
UC student videos show life in Tanzania
Local doctor's charity expands in Africa
Woman helps Guatemalan kids go to school
Bright ideas: Two local crowdfunding projects

CINCINNATI - Dr. Steven Kleeman of Good Samaritan Hospital is on a mission to eradicate deaths from preventable childbirth-related conditions in the East African nation.


Comments

Hmm... It looks like you’re not a WCPO Insider. or Subscribe now to contribute!

More Health News
Batter Up! Health, safety at a diamond near you
Batter Up! Health, safety at a diamond near you

In this week's "Ask the Nurse," spring means bats are swinging, balls are flying, and players of all ages are sliding into…

Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report
Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

The government's latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw…

Study: Girls view sexual violence as normal
Study: Girls view sexual violence as normal

New research from the journal Gender & Society shows girls view sexual violence as a normal part of life.

Study: Diabetic heart attacks, strokes falling
Study: Diabetic heart attacks, strokes falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

How safe is your favorite restaurant?
How safe is your favorite restaurant?

A WCPO analysis of 32,474 violations at 5,579 food-service facilities found ethnic restaurants have higher violation counts per inspection…

Prof: Want fewer preemies? Stop cycle of abuse
Prof: Want fewer preemies? Stop cycle of abuse

A local girl's  haunting story should serve as a wake-up call about the vulnerability poor young girls, in our city and in our…

Diabetics beware: Here come insurance companies
Diabetics beware: Here come insurance companies

Diabetics beware. Your insurance company is looking for you.

Can new face change look of health care system?
Can new face change look of health care system?

Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political.

Dieters move past calories, food makers follow
Dieters move past calories, food makers follow

Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.

VIDEO: Race day can bring injuries to runners
VIDEO: Race day can bring injuries to runners

Thousands of runners are getting ready for the 16th annual Flying Pig Marathon . They’ve run countless miles and worked for months.…