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ISOFS: Preventing Women from Becoming Outcasts

Dr Kees' presentation during ISOFS Conference

“Preventing Women from becoming outcasts” was the main theme of the third annual conference of the International Society of Obstetric Fistula surgeons (ISOFS).


WAHA International participates in press conference on fistula in Dakar

press conference

Dr. Sinan Khaddaj, WAHA International’s secretary general participated in a press conference held in Dakar on the 6th of December.


Midwives talk about their role in the fight against fistula during ISOFS conference

Presidents of midwifes associations of Senegal and Benin

Presidents of the midwife associations of Benin and Senegal lead a concurrent session on the role of midwives in the prevention and early treatment of fistula.  


Somaliland : WAHA opens fistula ward at the Hargeisa Group Hospital.

Fistula Ward at the Hargeisa Group Hospital

Due to the successful cooperation with the Hargeisa Group Hospital, WAHA International is now setting up its Fistula Ward at the hospital.


Twenty one women with obstetric fistula operated on in Yaounde.

Fistula Camp in Yaoundé, Cameroon

The fistula repair camp was organised in the University Teaching Hospital of Yaounde (CHUY) between the 1st and 10th of November  2010.


Patients' Stories from Somaliland

Patients in Somaliland

We have published some of the stories of the fourteen patients with obstetric fistula who were operated on in Somaliland last week.