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  • Locuming at Hope – The same but different

    Phil Loughnane has recently returned home to Gloucestershire from a short stint as a locum dentist at Hope Dental Centre in Mwanza, Tanzania. He shares with us some of his experiences I have been involved with the charity Bridge2Aid for over ten years, volunteering on the Training Programme, raising money with my teams at Chipping […]


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  • Fundraising isn’t just about running!

    Every year, hundreds of people do amazing things to raise money for Bridge2Aid. Running through mud and over obstacles is great for some, but doesn’t suit everyone. Hannah Sutlow in Gloucestershire has been making tooth fairy bags for us for just over a year now. She says… “As a dentist, Bridge2Aid is a charity which is […]


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  • New Region, New Partner

    We are very excited about extending DVP to a no fewer than three new regions in the next 3 months. In June we will be in Mororgoro and Tanga, and in July will move to the very far south east of Tanzania to Lindi Region. The Lindi project has been made possible by an introduction […]


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  • DVP Developments

    We are excited to be working at a Ministerial level on some developments with DVP. Following the visit of the Deputy Minister for Health on behalf of the President in October to our practical training and treatment programme in Mara Region, we have been in discussions about how to make the programme more widely available. […]


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  • Dentistry Show special – thanks to Dentinal Tubules

    Thanks to our friends at Dentinal Tubules, there is a great deal on offer for new premium subscribers at the Dentistry Show this week. Anyone who subscribes to Dentinal Tubules Premium during the show will receive a free copy of ‘The Smiling Dentist’ AND Dentinal Tubules will make a donation to Bridge2Aid! Alif Moosajee wrote […]


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  • ITI boost for Bridge2Aid

    We are delighted that the ITI (International Team for Implantology) have donated a stand at their forthcoming ITI UK and Ireland Congress which takes place in London next month (6-7 March). We are very grateful to the committee for allowing us to exhibit and attend the event which will give us the opportunity to see […]


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  • Save Money Whilst supporting Bridge2Aid – Why wouldn’t you?

        Bridge2Aid has teamed up with Lloyds Bank Cardnet and Merchant Rentals to offer you a card processing deal that will save you money on your processing costs, and save you money on your handset rental, whilst donating money to Bridge2Aid. Every time a patient uses a debit or credit card at Reception, Lloyds […]


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  • Hope Dental working with the Street children of Mwanza

    Hope Dental Centre is not just any dental practice. It was established in Mwanza in 2004 to address the lack of dental provision here, and specifically to support the work of Bridge2Aid in providing training in emergency dentistry to health workers in rural areas of Tanzania. We provide a much-needed general dental service to the […]


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  • Tanzania Health Ministry Visit Honours DVP 10th Anniversary

    We were honoured yesterday by a visit to one of our 10th Anniversary DVP teams by the Hon Dr Stephen Kebwe (MP), Deputy Minister for Health, representing the President. Dr Kebwe visited the team working at Bisumwi Dispensary in Mara Region, and was accompanied by the Regional Administrative Secretary for Mara Region. The two toured […]


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  • 10 Year Anniversary Celebrated at Tanzania High Commission

    Today we marked 10 years of DVP and Hope Dental Centre with a reception hosted by the Tanzania High Commissioner in the UK at the mission in London. CEO Mark Topley, Co-Founder Ian Wilson and Chairman Alan Frampton were hosted by the High Commissioner Peter Kallaghe and joined by Lord Peter Mandelson – a supporter […]


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