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.
The specially adapted bike helps overcome delays in accessing emergency medical care in remote rural areas.
With the support of the Fistula Foundation, WAHA International is starting the construction of a 63 bed fistula centre in Gondar University in the north of Ethiopia.
The Breast – Gynaecological Cancer Conference (BGICC) is the only conference specialized in breast and cervical cancer in Africa and the Middle East.