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Advancing patient-centered care in rural Africa

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Providing high-quality healthcare to under-resourced communities


About FAME

Hear about FAME from the Tanzanian staff themselves! This video will share how we went from practicing medicine out of the back of a pickup truck to the modern hospital we have today.

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our work

FAME operates a state-of-the-art hospital, laboratory, and outpatient clinic in Karatu, Tanzania. Read about all of the programs FAME offers, from our inpatient hospital to our outreach programs.

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Our journal

Read stories from volunteers & staff on the everyday happenings of FAME. In Our Journal, we share stories, reflections, updates, miracles, and lessons.

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Get involved

Help us advance our mission by volunteering, donating, or spreading the word about FAME. There are many ways to help us continue to serve our community!

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We have nearly 30,000 patient visits each year and we're still growing.

FAME advances high-quality, accessible healthcare through our outpatient clinic, inpatient hospital, laboratory, radiology department, and maternal, newborn, reproductive and child health services. 


Support FAME’s

Dedication to our patients.

Based in rural northern Tanzania, FAME is a modern hospital, laboratory and outpatient clinic with more than 27,000 patient visits annually. By giving to FAME, you are helping to fill a massive gap in high-quality, equitable healthcare in our community. Join in our mission by giving today!