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Uganda: Dozens of complex fistula cases treated at Kagando Hospital

Dr. Raassen performs surgery throughout Africa, including Zambia, Uganda, and Tanzania.

In early March, WAHA collaborator and traveling fistula surgeon Dr. Thomas Raassen carried out 35 complex fistula operations in Kasese District, Uganda.


FIGO-WAHA publication in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Through a collaboration between FIGO and WAHA, an article entitiled “Need for a global obstetric fistula training strategy” was published on August 2012 in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics.


Chad: Access to maternal healthcare on the rise at Center for Reproductive Health

WAHA International continues to combat the high rates of maternal mortality and pregnancy related complications in N’djamena, Chad.


WAHA contributes to a peer-reviewed publication on risk factors for obstetric fistula

The International Urogynecology Journal is a leading journal for researchers, clinicians, and scientists.

Dr. Sinan Khaddaj, Secretary General of WAHA International, is a co-author in the paper “Risk factors for obstetric fistula: a clinical review”, published in December 2011 in the International Urogynecology Journal.


Prevention is key in overcoming fistula: an interview with Professor Gueye

Professor Gueye has worked with WAHA since 2009.

In a recent interview at WAHA’s headquarters in Paris, expert fistula surgeon Professor Serigne Magueye Gueye shines light on the obstacles and successes of treating women with obstetric fistula.


Nigerien newspaper recognizes WAHA International

The Nigerien newspaper Le Sahel featured WAHA International's recent motorbike donation

Niger’s daily newspaper Le Sahel published back-to-back articles on WAHA International’s recent deployment of motorcycle ambulances to the country’s Ministry of Health.