Forlanini Hospital used to be one of the main referral hospitals in Mogadishu prior to the war.
So far three trainee surgeons have participated from Uganda and Bangladesh.
Last December, a new training and treatment session for obstetric fistula patients was carried out in Simao Mendes Hospital in Bissau.
In April, Dr Raassen returned to Katete in eastern Zambia to provide fistula surgery and fistula care training in St Francis Hospital.
Here is a story from one of our patients in Dr Abbo’s National Fistula and Urogynecology Centre in Khartoum.
In the past two months a total of 72 obstetric fistula patients have come to our maternity in Mogadishu.