East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation

Provides medical education, training, equipment and care in East Africa. Supports radiology education and provides ultrasound and other radiology equipment for general, obstetrical, cardiac health.

East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation squareIn Tanzania, some 14,000 women die annually during pregnancy and in child birth. Prenatal care that includes ultrasound would dramatically reduce this number. Ultrasound and other radiology equipment is also important for monitoring general health issues and critical in cardiac health care.

But ultrasound and other radiology equipment and technicians trained to use it are rare in the county.  In 2014 there were 12 radiologists serving Tanzania’s population of 49.2 million individuals.

The East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation supports radiology services in Tanzania at the Kilimanjaro School of Radiology, which trains assistant medical officers and other health care professionals in radiology, and the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, a 500-bed teaching hospital at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro in Moshi, Tanzania, where medical doctors receive training.

The foundation funds a radiology training program, provides radiology equipment including portable ultrasound machines and manages a volunteer teaching program for U.S.- and European-based radiologists. More than 100 medical technicians have graduated from the training program and now provide services throughout Tanzania.

But Tanzania and other East African countries need more radiologists and medical technicians and the East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation is committed to expanding the training programs in Moshi and to ensure that more equipment is available for program graduates.

Contact Information

East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation
400 South 4th Street, Suite 400-225
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415 USA
T: (612) 213-2667
E: office@eastafricafoundation.org
www.eastafricafoundation.org

Financial Information

East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation is classified as a 501(c)(3) organization. Click below to view our most recent independent audit and IRS Form 990.


Banner photo: East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation supports the training of radiologists at the Kilimanjaro School of Radiology.

Photo left: In 2014 there were 12 radiologists in Tanzania, which has a population of about 50 million people.
Photo right: East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation supports the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, a 500-bed teaching hospital at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Your donation of any amount will help us provide training and purchase radiology equipment for our programs. A donation of $6,000 will provide a portable ultrasound machine to a health clinic that has a trained technician.

Volunteer Opportunities

We offer an exciting opportunity or radiologists to volunteer with our medical staff at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Moshi, Tanzania.

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P.O. Box 8734
Topeka, KS 66608

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