Foundation for Cancer Care in Tanzania

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Episode 1. FCCT – The story

 In our very first episode, our host Dr. Gloria Temu sits down with FCCT’s President Hazel Reinhardt to talk about the origins of FCCT, it’s vision and what generally inspires Hazel, along with the team at FCCT, to make cancer care more accessible to people in Tanzania. Hear about […]

Episode 2. Laying the foundations – Building the Cancer Care Centre.

Dr Oliver Henke is a German Haemato-Oncologist who has been working at the KCMC Hospital’s Cancer Care Centre for the past five years. In 2016 he and his family left their life in Germany to move to Moshi, Tanzania, so that he could join in the efforts by the KCMC […]

Episode 3. Changing narratives – Rethinking cancer treatment in Tanzania.

 As a specialised Haematologist, Dr Elifuraha Mkwizu is a central figure in the diagnostics and research practices at the Cancer Care Centre. Having trained as an internal medicine physician in Russia, and then specialised in Haematology in India, he draws some profound comparisons in the way that cancer diseases […]

Episode 4. Meet Anna Massawe – A champion in palliative care.

Anna Massawe is a Palliative Care Coordinator Nurse working at the Cancer Care Centre. As a young girl she dreamt of being a policewoman, but her father always knew that she was destined for a career in care services, given her nurturing spirit and her passion for helping people. She […]

Episode 5. Prevention through awareness – Beating cancer by spreading knowledge.

As a Public Health specialist with a Phd doctorate in cervical cancer screening in women, Antje Henke has been working at the Cancer Care Centre since 2016, when she moved to Tanzania from Germany, along with her husband Dr. Oliver Henke and their three boys. Since then, she has been […]