The ambulances will be managed by local health centres and communities.
A few days ago, WAHA inaugurated the Mogadishu Midwifery School in partnership with UNFPA. Our guest of honor, Dr. Samia Hassan, the UNFPA Program Manager for Somalia’s South-Central Zone was the first to open the school.
On July 20th, 2011, the United Nations declared famine in several regions in the Horn of Africa. A year on, Doctors of the World & WAHA International re-opened Dadaab hospital in Kenya after having refurbished and rehabilitated it.
Our team in Mogadishu was happy to meet Hamdi again, a young woman they had treated in Somaliland for obstetric fistula and who recently came to our maternity in Mogadishu to give birth.
From January to March 2012, 72 women were treated at Dr Abbo’s National Fistula and Urogynaecology Center in Khartoum.
Each country will receive in a few weeks 26 motorcycle ambulances each.