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Improving maternal healthcare in Senegal with support from Mobile Health Alliance and Norad

'Community godmothers' in Kedougou Senegal proudly receive mobile phones.

The mHealth Alliance and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) announced that WAHA International is one of the winners of the catalytic grants provided through the Innovation Working Group (IWG), in support of the Every Woman, Every Child movement.


Chad: WAHA donates 26 motorbike ambulances

The first lady of Chad, Ms. Itno, receives the keys to 26 motorbikes from WAHA's head of mission in Chad, Mr. Younoussa.

WAHA International donated 26 motorbike ambulances last week to be distributed throughout Chad by the Ministry of Health. They were formally presented to the first lady of Chad, Ms. Hinda Déby Itno, during a ceremony at the Hôpital de la Mère et de l'Enfant in the capital of Chad, N’djamena.


The Gambia: WAHA surgeon supports holistic fistula care project in Banjul

WAHA-collaborator Professor Serigne Gueye carried out 7 fistula operations at the Foundation for Research on Women’s Health, Productivity and Environment, also known as BAFROW, in a recent visit to Banjul, The Gambia.


Field study helps WAHA pursue motorcycle ambulance scale-up

Researchers visited Senegal and Ethiopia to better assess the needs of rural communities.

A research team from the University of California, Los Angeles supported by Johnson & Johnson and in collaboration with WAHA International recently conducted an in-depth study in Ethiopia and Senegal designed to improve the financial planning surrounding WAHA’s motorcycle ambulances.


French Ministry of Women’s Rights hosts photo exhibition from WAHA’s maternal health projects in Ethiopia

On June 28, Mrs. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France’s Minister of Women’s Rights and Government spokesperson, joined Ethiopia’s Minister of Women, Children, and Youth Affairs, Her Excellency Mrs. Zenebu Tadesse, and WAHA International to celebrate the opening of the exhibition within the Ministry of Women’s Rights in Paris, France.


Chad: 26 motorbike ambulances ready for use in N'djamena

26 ambulances were assembled and are ready for use in N’djamena, Chad.

Earlier this month, WAHA successfully assembled 26 maternal health motorbike ambulances in N’djamena, Chad. These motorbikes will be presented to the presidency and distributed throughout the country by Chad’s Ministry of Health.