Clement G. Ndahani joined the Fistula Foundation Treatment Network (FFTN) in Tanzania as program manager in 2023. He is responsible for providing strategic direction for the network, and for planning, organizing, leading, and supporting program activities.
Clement holds an advanced diploma in health services administration and a master’s of business administration degree from Mzumbe University in Tanzania. He brings to the Fistula Foundation more than 20 years of experience in managing public health programs. Most recently, he managed the largest fistula program in Tanzania at Comprehensive Community-Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT). Previously, he facilitated and coordinated fistula projects in six hospitals that were sub-grantees of an initiative funded by Vodafone Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development. In those roles, he worked to overcome barriers to treatment that women with fistula face, coordinated meetings for fistula experts across Tanzania, and collaborated with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health to put obstetric fistula on the national agenda.
At another point in his career, Clement managed a large HIV/AIDS and disability project that was implemented in seven regions and 15 districts throughout Tanzania. Earlier, he managed development programs for World Vision Tanzania. Today, Clement is proud to help implement Tanzania’s National Fistula Eradication Strategy through FFTN in Tanzania.