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  • The Sanofi Espoir Corporate Foundation
  • Gondar University Hospital - Ethiopia
  • Adama University (Assela School of Health) - Ethiopia
  • Jimma University Teaching Hospital - Ethiopia
  • AMREF - African Medical and Research Foundation

    AMREF Logo AMREF is an international African organisation headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. It was established in 1957, when three surgeons started the Flying Doctor Service of East Africa, laying the foundation for what is now one of the continent’s leading health development and reseach organisations.

    Today, AMREF implements its projects through country programmes in Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Southern Sudan and South Africa and provides training and consulting support to an additional 30 African countries.

    AMREF’s mission is to ensure that every African can enjoy the right to good health by helping to create vibrant networks of informed communities that work with empowered health care providers in strong health systems. Much of AMREF’s focus is on women’s health, and they have been a leading player in the fight against fistula, with major programmes in several East African countries. In Tanzania alone, 34 doctors have been trained in fistula surgery and more than 2500 women with fistula have been treated.

    In 2009, WAHA established a partnership with AMREF to carry out fistula treatment camps at various district hospitals in Kenya. During these camps, which usually last for one week, surgeons from WAHA and AMREF teams work with district hospital doctors to train them in fistula treatment techniques, and operate up to 40 cases. Through this partnership, over 100 cases of fistula were successfully treated in the last six months of 2009, and 10 doctors trained in fistula surgery. Read more about this project under our activities.

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  • International Society Of Fistula Surgeons - ISOFS
  • The Senegalese Initiative for Fistula Eradication
  • The Nigeria National Fistula Project
  • The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
  • United Arab Emirates Red Crescent Authority
  • The Fistula Foundation - USA
  • The Senegalese Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • African Midwives Research Network
  • LIRASEF - Cameroon
  • Ministry of Public Health in Cameroon
  • University Hospital of Yaounde (CHUY) - Cameroon
  • National Midwife Association of Cameroon
  • University of Hargeisa - Somaliland
  • Edna Adan Maternity and Teaching Hospital - Somaliland
  • Boroma Fistula Hospital, Somaliland
  • National Midwife Association of Benin
  • University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Senegal
  • Chaîne de l’Espoir - France
  • The Grand Yoff General Hospital, Senegal
  • The Central Maternity of Zinder, Niger
  • PRINCE Health Foundation - India
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  • Dr Abbo's National Fistula & Urogynaecology Center - Sudan
  • AORTIC - African Organisation for Research & Training in Cancer
  • FIGO – The International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.
  • Médecins du Monde
  • International Hospital Federation (IHF)
  • Etihad Airways
  • The Ethiopia Fund
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  • Ethiopiaid Australia Foundation
  • The Guri Foundation