From 2 to 13 March 2015, Dr. Thomas Raasen conducted a new working visit to Kagando Hospital, in the western district of Kasese, near the Congolese border, on behalf of WAHA International.
As the Ebola outbreak is notably reducing, WAHA International has partnered with the Liberian government's efforts to allow the start of classes to happen after seven months of school closures.
WAHA International is extremely pleased to announce that its Country Representative in Ethiopia, Dr Mulu Muleta, has been awarded the Knight medal of the Order of the Légion d’Honneur, the highest decoration in France, for her commitment towards the health of women in impoverished areas of Africa.
Long-time WAHA International collaborator and world-renown fistula surgeon Dr. Thomas Raassen travelled to Gidel, Sudan in November 2014 to provide fistula repair surgery to 20 women from the South Kordofan region.
WAHA International is implementing a skills-based training program for former fistula patients in Gondar, Ethiopia. The program aims to help the women establish income-generating activities so that they can rebuild their lives.
Women cannot wait for the Ebola outbreak to end to give birth. The Ebola epidemic has put a significant strain on the healthcare systems in the affected countries.