Thursday, October 4, 2012

President Jakaya Kikwete, United Nations Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-moon,New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Ms. Agerup meet to discuss maternal and newborn deaths



 President Kikwete explains the much needed training for non-physician clincians in health facilities throughout the regions in Tanzania.
 President Kikwete (left) in official talks with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (right), and Ms. Helen Agerup (center), President of H&B Agerup Foundation, listening to President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of Tanzania as talks about the maternal health and newborn deaths in Tanzania. The Bloomberg Philanthropies have supported Tanzania since 2006 and has invested USD 7.5 million toards the project aimed to prevent maternal and newborn deaths.  To this date, there are over 9 upgraded health centres in Kigoma, Morogoro and Pwani Region which have benefited through the Bloomberg Philanthropies project.
 H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (left), President of the United Republic of Tanzania discusses briefly with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (right) about his country's gratitude towards the Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative which resulted in an increase of over 1,000 delivery health facilities in Kigoma, Morogoro and Pwani Regions in Tanzania.  Others in the photo are Ambassador Tuvako Manongi (2nd left), Permanent Representative of the United REpublic of Tanzania to the United Nations and Ms. Helen Agerup (2nd right), President of H&B Agerup Foundation.
 H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (left), President of the United Republic of Tanzania listens Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations prior to the press conference of the Maternal Health Program in Tanzania funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Second right is Mr. Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of the New York City and Ms. Helen Agerup (2nd left), President of H&B Agerup Foundation. 
 United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (right), listens to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg prior to the press conference of the Maternal Health Program in Tanzania funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies held today in the Dag Hammarskj√∂ld Library at the Nations Headquarters in New York, USA.
President Kikwete (left), in a group photo with Mr. Michael Bloomberg (2nd right), New York City Mayor, Mr. Ban Ki-moon (right), United Nations Secretary General and Ms. Helen Agerup (2nd left), President of H&B Agerup Foundation.Photo by Tagie Daisy Mwakawago of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation and Bloomberg Philanthropies/Jin Lee