WAHA International donated 26 motorbike ambulances last week to be distributed throughout Chad by the Ministry of Health. They were formally presented to the first lady of Chad, Ms. Hinda Déby Itno, during a ceremony at the Hôpital de la Mère et de l'Enfant in the capital of Chad, N’djamena.
WAHA-collaborator Professor Serigne Gueye carried out 7 fistula operations at the Foundation for Research on Women’s Health, Productivity and Environment, also known as BAFROW, in a recent visit to Banjul, The Gambia.
A research team from the University of California, Los Angeles supported by Johnson & Johnson and in collaboration with WAHA International recently conducted an in-depth study in Ethiopia and Senegal designed to improve the financial planning surrounding WAHA’s motorcycle ambulances.
On June 28, Mrs. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France’s Minister of Women’s Rights and Government spokesperson, joined Ethiopia’s Minister of Women, Children, and Youth Affairs, Her Excellency Mrs. Zenebu Tadesse, and WAHA International to celebrate the opening of the exhibition within the Ministry of Women’s Rights in Paris, France.
Earlier this month, WAHA successfully assembled 26 maternal health motorbike ambulances in N’djamena, Chad. These motorbikes will be presented to the presidency and distributed throughout the country by Chad’s Ministry of Health.
On the first ever International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, WAHA International celebrates the global gains in fistula care by launching The Strength to Survive, a collection of artwork that shines light on the strong and courageous women who combat fistula in Ethiopia.