Dr. Ambaye is providing surgical skill training of obstetric fistula for six obstetricians and gynaecologists who have already received training on basic fistula repair.
Dr. Fatouma Mabeye, WAHA’s medical coordinator is currently in Guinea to see how WAHA can support with the treatment of obstetric fistula.
The treatment was organised and implemented by WAHA international and Edna Adan hospital with the collaboration of expert surgeon Dr Esam Gaafer from Sudan.
Planned for April 2011, the conference aims to mobilise midwives from east African countries in the prevention and early treatment of fistula.
This week WAHA International is carrying out a 4-day training course in epidemiology and its applications to public health for 50 nurses and medical students.
In January, WAHA's collaborator, Dr Tom Raassen carried out a four day fistula repair and training session in eastern Zambia.