‘Forewarned is Forearmed’ by Dr. Esther Kawira

Another Story from Roche Health Center: The patient was presumably 32 weeks into her first pregnancy. But when I examined her, the uterus was only the size of about 24 weeks.  The baby’s heartbeat was normal, however, so I knew she was indeed pregnant rather than having some other kind of tumor. The usual cause … Continue reading

‘Cincinnati Builds The World’ including Roche Health Center

Roche Health Center included in ‘Cincinnati Builds the World’ exhibit. We are proud to announce the inclusion of Roche Health Center in the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati’s ‘Cincinnati Builds the World’ exhibit.  The submission showcases the partnership between Village Life and the University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design.  ”’Cincinnati Builds the World’ … Continue reading

June 2012 Trip to Tanzania Updates

  The Village Life team during the ‘Together We Are Stronger’ Leadership Conference Our team accomplished a great deal during the June trip, including: Hosting the ‘Together We are Stronger’ Leadership Conference for 20 of our Tanzanian Committee leaders.  The conference was led by Andra Ward of the Khafre-Ward Corporation, who ran a similar leadership … Continue reading

Save the Date for Night on the Serengeti, September 21, 2012

SAVE THE DATE!  Night on the Serengeti Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza’ Hall of Mirrors September 21, 2012 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.   Mark your calendars and get ready for your escape to the wonderful land of Tanzania! Guests will enjoy the sights and sounds of Africa, authentic cuisine and artwork, and the special Village … Continue reading

Roche Health Center: Treating Patients and Winning Design Awards

By: Marion Atkinson, University of Cincinnati Student The completion of the outpatient clinic building of Roche Health Center in April 2011 marked a huge accomplishment for Village Life. This dream was turned into reality through the collaborative efforts of Village Life; the Shirati Health, Education and Development Foundation; the University of Cincinnati; and the Roche … Continue reading

Do Mention It

Author: Dr. Esther Kawira Medical Director for the Shirati Health Education and Development Foundation (SHED) and Roche Health Center. Do Mention It There are some things the doctor would like to assume that the patient would mention up front.For instance: “I am pregnant”.Or, “I was already diagnosed with HIV and I am taking ARV drugs”. … Continue reading

Night on the Serengeti 2011 Video featuring highlights from the Roche Health Center

The Night on the Serengeti 2011 Video features the latest news from the Roche Health Center as well as other accomplishments from 2011.  Village Life thanks all of our supporters for your help with our projects!

Student Spurred to Action After African Voyage

Check out the latest article on the UC and Village Life Connection: http://www.healthnews.uc.edu/news/?/14219/