Author Archives: natronhealthcare

Combating Toxic Fluoride in Makat

In October, 2012, Makat’s children tasted their first safe, clean water. A group of volunteer/donors through Challenge Worldwide travelled to Makat to help build four rain catchment tanks at the primary school. The alternative has been water from the local … Continue reading

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Education Workshops for Villagers and Healthcare Workers 2009-2012

Mobilizing Appropriate Action for Sexual Health Awareness through Images: report by Andrew Knight and Dr. Penny Aeberhard Educating communities about their own health is a cornerstone to our project – the foundation upon with individuals may not only make informed … Continue reading

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Outreach clinics: Bringing Medical Care to Communities

When Mel moved to Makat in 2006, villagers had no meaningful access to any form of medical care. The situation in Wosiwosi was similar, with good doctors only available 50kms away. Many, many deaths could easily have been prevented with … Continue reading

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Makat Primary School Lunch Program

Our school lunch program, now in its second year at Makat, aims to ease the pure hunger of local school children, but also to raise awareness in the community of the value of good nutrition. Chronic to severe malnutrition affects … Continue reading

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Report: Tackling Anaemia, a collaboration with the Rotary Clubs of Godalming (UK) and of Longido (Tanzania)

Written by Dr. Penny Aeberhard Anaemia testing reveals severe levels of anaemia in the project area, with up to 67 per cent of women and children showing serious to very serious anaemia. Facilitated by the Natron Health Project, Dr. Friberg … Continue reading

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Eye Clinic: Makat, Wosiwosi and Gelai Lumbwa, May, 2013

Improved eye care has been a primary Natron Healthcare Project goal – and one of our most elusive. But in May this year, working with Dr. Steve Friberg and his colleague, Dr. Samwel Wilson (left), we organized and funded a … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new NHP Website

We are pleased to be live with our new website.

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