The African Midwives Research Network, the University of Nairobi and WAHA International organized the 15th Midwives Conference.
From the 11th to 18th of July a fistula camp was carried out by Dr. Raassen and Dr. Mahendeka at the Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza, in partnership with WAHA International.
Yesterday Dr. Tom Raassen started a fistula treatment camp in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe with the participation of WAHA International. The camp will continue until the 8th of August and we are expecting many fistula patients to come for treatment. More updates on this camp to follow.
Dr. Kees Waaldijk concludes a fistula workshop in Sokoto state, Nigeria Based in the Maryan Abacha women and children hospital, the workshop provided surgical repair for twenty-three patients and training for one doctor.
Around 40 women are awaiting treatment in a fistula camp organised in Guinea-Buissau by UNFPA.
It has just been over a year now since WAHA International was created at the initiative of her highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan to address maternal care in poor resource settings. A dynamic year, where we have carried out medical activities in thirteen countries including long term programmes in five of them.