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31.January

Somalia: Etihad airlines and WAHA partner to send aid kits to Mogadishu

Etihad's cargo

The relief kits were destined for schools, two refugee camps and two hospitals in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

23.January

Somalia: WAHA provides fistula care in its maternity in Mogadishu

First patients in our fistula care service.

This is the only free fistula care service currently available in Mogadishu.

09.January

Tanzania: WAHA supports surgery for 28 women with obstetric fistula in Mwanza

Patients celebrate after the last day of surgery

Dr Marietta Mahendeka and Dr Tom Raassen, WAHA’s collaborators and expert fistula surgeons, headed the team.

06.January

Somalia: WAHA to start a midwife training centre in Hanano Hospital, Mogadishu.

Midwives training at Hanano's hospital in Mogadishu.

WAHA joins UNFPA efforts to build local midwifery capacity and improve maternal health services.

29.December

Ethiopia: WAHA International deploys 26 motorcycle ambulances to improve maternal health

A newly assembled motorbike ambulance in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.

The motorbike ambulances will help women in rural villages access health care services. They are deployed in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia.

15.December

Nigeria: National Fistula Project concludes intensive fistula training course for medical staff

Dr. Kees Waaldijk, chief surgeon of the Nigeria Fistula Project - Photo by Nina Alvarez / used with permission

22 doctors and 27 nurses were trained in the intensive obstetric fistula workshop under the direction of chief surgeon Dr Kees Waaldijk.

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