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.
22 doctors and 27 nurses were trained in the intensive obstetric fistula workshop under the direction of chief surgeon Dr Kees Waaldijk.
Over 470 ShelterBox were set up in camps and next to health centres.
Patients coming from all over Sudan were treated from July to September 2011. The overall success rate of operations was of 86%.
This new initiative aims to increase access to maternal health care services for women in low income countries
The walter filters will be given to women coming to the maternity and/or fistula repair, and to the communities they come from.