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WAHA and Fistula Foundation partner to deploy 100 medical transfer bikes in at least four countries

The specially adapted bike helps overcome delays in accessing emergency medical care in remote rural areas.


Ethiopia: WAHA starting construction of an International research, training and treatment centre for fistula

WAHA and members of Gondar teaching hospital visit the construction site of future centre

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.


WAHA International attends the third Breast – Gynecological Cancer Conference in Cairo

MRI image of breast cancer presented during a presentation at the conference

The Breast – Gynaecological Cancer Conference (BGICC) is the only conference specialized in breast and cervical cancer in Africa and the Middle East.


Somaliland: third session of fistula surgery organised in Boroma Fistula Hospital

Operating theater at Boroma Fistula Hospital

In December  thirty-two women  from southern Somalia and Somaliland were operated on to repair post partum injuries, including obstetric fistula, in Boroma fistula Hospital of Somaliland.   


Ethiopia: training nurses on obstetric fistula

A training session at Assela, Ethiopia

Our partners in Assela School of Health in Ethiopia organized a training session for nurses from 31 different health centers from Arssi zone.


Somaliland: WAHA and Edna Adan Hospital partner to provide obstetric fistula surgery in 2011

maternity ward at Edna Adan Hospital.

During 2011 with the Edna Adan Hospital  we aim to provide surgical repair for 144 women suffering from obstetric fistula. This is in addition to other fistula  activities we have in Somaliland.