During her recent visit to Paris in December, Mrs Edna Adan Ismail, one of WAHA International’s key partners in Somaliland took some time out of her busy schedule to answer some of our questions.
Moussu has had fistula for ten years. Today she is in Kedougou hospital, ready to go to Tambacounda about three hours drive away, where she will be operated by Pr Serigne Gueye.
“Preventing Women from becoming outcasts” was the main theme of the third annual conference of the International Society of Obstetric Fistula surgeons (ISOFS).
Dr. Sinan Khaddaj, WAHA International’s secretary general participated in a press conference held in Dakar on the 6th of December.
Presidents of the midwife associations of Benin and Senegal lead a concurrent session on the role of midwives in the prevention and early treatment of fistula.
Due to the successful cooperation with the Hargeisa Group Hospital, WAHA International is now setting up its Fistula Ward at the hospital.