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  • Volunteer Story – Dental Training Programme November 2019

    It was with some trepidation that I embarked on my B2A trip in November. Having flown from Newcastle to Heathrow I was able to meet the rest of the team before boarding our flight to Addis Ababa. From the very start the team, lead by Andrew Paterson, formed a close bond which would last with […]

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  • Bridge2Aid Highlights 2019

    As we near the end of 2019, we wanted to share our highlights from the year. Sheanna Loughnane, CEO introduces with a personal message to Bridge2Aid’s Friend and Supporters, and thanks all those who have made Bridge2Aids work possible. We are extremely grateful to all who have supported us in 2019.  

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  • Pedalling to Prevent Pain

    Even my closest friends are unlikely to come up with ‘sporty’ as a word to describe me. That makes it all the more surprising, for me as well as for them, that I’m undertaking Bridge2Aid’s sponsored cycle safari in Tanzania this November. It has been many, many years since I last rode a bike. My […]

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  • Bridging nations, partners and rural health inequality

    A blog post written about our recent visit to Malawi by one of our Site Clinical Leads, Trustees and Clinical Advisory Group member – Andrew Paterson. Andrew is also a Senior Lecturer / Honorary Consultant at the University of Dundee Dental School,  I am very fortunate to be a volunteer, trustee and site clinical lead […]

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  • Professor Jeremy Bagg writes about his recent trip to Malawi

    With ‘The Scotsman’, Bridge2Aid and Malawian partners in Lilongwe – two busy days On Friday 7th June I left Glasgow to travel back to Malawi for a ten day visit with multiple objectives in multiple places. In this first of two posts I will cover the initial couple of days of activities in Lilongwe. My […]

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  • Our fundraising executive Kaysha talks about her recent visit to Tanzania

    As a Global Development and International Relations graduate, I spent years learning about the importance of a sustainable approach to development so I already feel lucky to be able to work for an organisation that is such a great example of delivering this. Being told I would have the opportunity to go to Tanzania and […]

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  • Amit Patel’s Guest Blog

    Amit Patel, Head Dentist at mydentist in Bognor Regis, volunteered on the Dental Training Programme in Chato District, Tanzania in September 2018. Here he talks about his experience and why he volunteered for Bridge2Aid. Let me introduce Bridge2Aid, a charity set up by Ian and Andie Wilson in 2004 after ten years living in Tanzania. […]

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  • Jeremy Bagg’s guest blog

    Jeremy Bagg is Professor of Clinical Microbiology and has been Head of Glasgow Dental School since January 2005. He also holds the position of Deputy Head of the School of Medicine.  Professor Bagg is currently Chairman of the National Dental Advisory Committee at the Scottish Government Health Department and Chair of the Steering Group of […]

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  • Dr Bagasi’s Blog

    Our friend Dr Bagasi recently completed an Ironman Triathlon raising money fro Bridge2Aid.  He has written a blog about the important benefits of exercise and how helping others helps you feel good about yourself.  “On Sunday, 15th July, I completed the Ironman Triathlon in a time of 15 hours, 29 minutes and 1 second – […]

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  • Come and join the Bridge2Aid “gang”

    There’s a proverb attributed to ‘Africa’ which I’d like to use. I normally wouldn’t, given that these “African proverbs” are usually anything but. However, this one has just been quoted in an advert by an African airline we use to fly into Mwanza, so I’ll risk it just this once: “If you want to go […]

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