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Senegal : Safe motherhood project in Kedougou, an interview with WAHA's country coordinator Dr. Ibrahima Konate.

Women waiting for antenatal consultation in Kedougou region, Senegal

Maternal death rates in Kedougou region are the worst in Senegal, representing double the national average.


Niger: First sessions of breast and cervical cancer screening in Niamey.

A consultation room for screening, Niamey

On the 1st of September 100 women were screened in a health centre in Niamey marking the start of the national campaign to promote early detection of breast and cervical cancers.


Somalia : WAHA and Emirati Red Crescent to start hospital for mother-child care in Mogadishu

Rajo camp for displaced families Mogadishu

Insecurity and drought has lead over 70,000 Somalis to flee to Mogadishu since January 2011


Kenya : WAHA and Médecins du Monde partner to improve maternal healthcare in Dadaab

Refugee camp in Dadaab

The Dadaab area in Kenya is where the world’s largest refugee camps have been established to host over 400,000 Somalis.


Obstetric fistula: international meeting on fistula training manual

Group photo of the participants

The meeting was held to discuss the implementation of the fistula training manual.


Fighting Fistula: from village to hospital in rural Ethiopia

Bosena shares her story

Sarah Oultaf, French journalist, and WAHA International partnered to produce this 8 minute clip to help raise awareness on the struggles of women with obstetric fistula.