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International Women's Day 1911-2011

Four mothers who met 18 months ago when they underwent fistula surgery meet again after delivering healthy babies.

While we rejoice the achievements of this past century we must not forget that there are still enormous challenges ahead.


Pakistan: March 2011, a conference to raise awareness about fistula.

4 WAHA staff members and collaborators participated in the event. Karachi, Pakistan

From the 4th- 6th March 2011, a conference in Karachi, in Pakistan brought together around 350 participants including a dozen international fistula experts.


A Fistula Surgeon’s Perspective on Strategies to Fight Obstetric Fistula

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Dr. Mulu Muleta from WAHA International publishes article in on strategies to fight fistula


Guinea: WAHA International and the University Teaching Hospital of Conakry sign agreement for fistula repair

University Teaching Hospital in Conakry

The Urology service of the National Teaching Hospital of Conakry will be providing 10 beds for obstetric fistula patients.


Afghanistan: Dr. Ambaye from WAHA International provides training on fistula repair in partnership with the UNFPA

Dr. Ambaye in the operating theatre during a training session in Kabul

Dr. Ambaye is providing surgical skill training of obstetric fistula for six obstetricians and gynaecologists who have already received training on basic fistula repair.


WAHA International to start fistula care programme in Guinea

Dr. Fatouma with the head of the medical faculty and the dean of Conakry University in Guinea.

Dr. Fatouma Mabeye, WAHA’s medical coordinator is currently in Guinea to see how WAHA can support with the treatment of obstetric fistula.