“How old are you? When is your birthday?” Seem like standard questions, right? However, here in rural Kenya, the answer is usually a child’s blank stare or him/her blurting out a jumble of numbers in hopes that we would accept one of the answers as “correct.” Thinking...

March 29, 2019

An account from the Bridge to Health Uganda Brigade 2019 from Sabrina Taylor, one of our wonderful volunteer nurses

The Bridge to Health team traveled to Kabale from Toronto via Ethiopia and Rwanda. Our flight from Toronto to Ethiopia touched down in Bujumbura, Burundi...

Did I bite off more than I could chew? That's exactly what I was thinking on my first day at clinic.

 A classroom at one of our clinic sites, a rural primary school

Let's back track some before I continue that thought. Before signing up for the Bridge to Health 2019  bri...

September 13, 2018

Obtaining specialized healthcare in a low resource setting takes work and perseverance. Dedicated healthcare professionals will go to impressive lengths to seek out the best care that is offered in areas lacking health infrastructure. Take a moment to read about the jo...

    Exciting news – BTH is considering launching a program in Namibia! Last month, a team of three BTH representatives -- Dr. William Cherniak, our Executive Director, Chair of the Board, and Cofounder of BTH, Adam Teitelman, our Director of Fundraising and Development...

August 4, 2018

It is important that we all learn from one another's experiences! It is the best way to get to know someone and grow better empathy and understanding. We love sharing stories from our brigades in Africa. Through pictures and words, our first hand accounts can be more m...

We’re excited to sponsor Bridge to Health’s Santa Monica Fundraiser, an evening that’s all about having fun (while supporting a great cause!)

July 20, 2017

From the moment we stepped off the plane in Kigali, Rwanda, we were embraced by Dr. Geoffrey’s booming laughter and the hospitality of the KIHEFO volunteers.