Sustaining maternal and child health in Kigoma

Sustaining maternal and child health in Kigoma

Through the SUSTAIN Project, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has been working in collaboration with World Vision's Canada and Tanzania Offices; providing support and guidance in every step of project implementation. The project’s ultimate goal is to contribute to the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality in targeted region, among the most marginalised and vulnerable women and newborns. 

Video showcasing the impact of the SUSTAIN project in improving maternal and child health at Mwamgongo Health Centre in Kigoma. Mwamgongo was one of the areas that faced several challenges in attending to maternal and child health in the region.


SUSTAIN Kigoma Project: Key achievements in strengthening and improving maternal health in the region.


Canada and World Vision have not done this work alone; other partners, including the Government of Tanzania, have been key to the project’s success. Together, we have directly reached more than 319,000 Tanzanians with improved maternal and newborn health services at more than 94 health facilities across the Kigoma Region.

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