Inaugurated only last year, the Mogadishu Midwifery School has already enrolled dozens of students and has become a reliable midwife training program in Somalia.
WAHA International’s Secretary General Dr. Sinan Khaddaj joined other leading fistula treatment advocates at FIGO’s London offices for the Fistula Initiatives Partner Meeting.
In early March, WAHA collaborator and traveling fistula surgeon Dr. Thomas Raassen carried out 35 complex fistula operations in Kasese District, Uganda.
Through a collaboration between FIGO and WAHA, an article entitiled “Need for a global obstetric fistula training strategy” was published on August 2012 in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
WAHA International continues to combat the high rates of maternal mortality and pregnancy related complications in N’djamena, Chad.
Dr. Sinan Khaddaj, Secretary General of WAHA International, is a co-author in the paper “Risk factors for obstetric fistula: a clinical review”, published in December 2011 in the International Urogynecology Journal.