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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.

06.December

Somalia : WAHA improves Shelter for vulnerable families in Mogadishu

WAHA setting up tents in Rajo Camp

Over 470 ShelterBox were set up in camps and next to health centres.

29.November

Sudan: 86 women with obstetric fistula treated in Dr. Abbo's National Fistula & Urogynaecology Centre

Dr Eltayeb on a patient round

Patients coming from all over Sudan were treated from July to September 2011. The overall success rate of operations was of 86%.

18.November

« Hospital Initiative for Patient Solidarity » launched by WAHA and the International Hospital Federation (IHF)

Presentation of the initiative at the World Congress of Hospitals

This new initiative aims to increase access to maternal health care services for women in low income countries

27.October

Donate 55 USD and Sawyer Walter Filters will bring clean water to our projects

Women collecting water from a well in Senegal

The walter filters will be given to women coming to the maternity and/or fistula repair, and to the communities they come from.

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