From the 2nd and 3rd of June the Royal college of Surgeons brought together some of the key actors working to eliminate fistula.
WAHA has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Health in Khartoum, to increase Dr Abbo fistula centre’s capacity for fistula repair.
Dr Marietta Mahendeka and Dr Tom Raassen, WAHA’s collaborators and expert fistula surgeons, headed the team.
The kit contains medicine and medical material needed for 50 fistula surgeries.
Since April, 27consultations have been carried out, where 17 cases of cancer were detected and 4 patients operated.
The English company Who’s Recruiting Direct is covering the costs of fistula surgery for two women each month.