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Time for change: a new approach to treating obstetric fistula

Woman and child WAHA

Statement by President of Women And Health Alliance InternationalWorking together on new strategies to ensure that we can achieve fistula eradication as soon as possible and improve the wellbeing of women in some of the most disadvantaged places in the world.


WAHA International establishes continuous fistula care services in South Sudan

A new mother writhes in pain soon after delivery

Starting this week, WAHA International will be performing fistula repair surgeries in South Sudan


Healing the spirit, mind and body of women with fistula

New blankets and new smiles from the Assella Fistula Center

With support from the Ethiopia Fund, WAHA has completed renovation works and the installation of a resting area and garden facilities at the Assella Fistula Center, with the objective of providing a more comfortable and functional environment for patients and personnel.


WAHA supports its collaborator Dr Raassen in carrying out fistula repair and capacity building in Uganda

As part of its objectives to treat post-partum complications and build the capacities of medical personnel, WAHA International supported a mission to provide fistula repair surgery for 44 women and to train 4 gynecologists and 2 resident doctors currently based at the Mulago University Teaching Hospital in Kampala, Uganda.


Motorbike ambulances: an innovative solution for reaching obstetric care in Guinea

Motorbike ambulances donated by WAHA

In an official ceremony on Tuesday February 25th, WAHA handed the keys to 13 new motorbikes ambulances to the PROSMI (Maternal and Child Health Promotion) Foundation, led by Guinea's first lady, Ms. Hadja Djenè Kaba Condé as part of an ongoing collaboration between the two organizations.


A portrait of an exceptional person: Dr. Mulu Muleta

Dr. Mulu Muleta standing in front of the WAHA Fistula Center in Assella

“Obstetric fistula rarely kills physically, but it very often kills psychologically and emotionally”. Mulu Muleta, obstetrician and gynecologist for 22 years, knows what she is talking about. She has devoted her life to a struggle, to a battle long since forgotten by the international community: giving back the dignity and providing a second chance to women who suffer from fistula: a wound that ostracizes them and excludes them from society.