Tanatswa (20) is a vibrant peer educator for Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). She is a core member of the MSF Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) project in the high-density suburb of Mbare, Harare in Zimbabwe. Growing up, Tanatswa had a passion to do something meaningful and life-changing in her community. She grew up in Mbare, […]
In 2018, an estimated 311,000 women died of cervical cancer. More than 85 percent of those women lived in low- and middle-income countries. In the same year, 570,000 new cases were diagnosed.
In Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, recurring outbreaks of cholera and typhoid fever are a pressing health concern. In many of the city’s suburbs, public water supply is unreliable, and leaking sewage pipes, pit latrines, and poor waste management contaminate the groundwater. Using innovative borehole technology and empowering communities to manage their own water points, Doctors […]