Women cannot wait for the Ebola outbreak to end to give birth. The Ebola epidemic has put a significant strain on the healthcare systems in the affected countries.
WAHA International is continuing to provide fistula care services in Guinea despite the outbreak of Ebola, which is currently ravaging the country and devastating the healthcare system.
On Monday October 21st a training session for former fistula patients was launched at the Fistula Treatment Center in Gondar, Ethiopia.
On October 13, 2014 WAHA International spoke about the Ebola outbreak in Guinea in the French newspaper “Le Nouvel Observateur”.
WAHA International is holding traditional coffee ceremonies for women recovering from obstetric fistula surgery to help them overcome the psychological trauma of living with the debilitating condition.
Isabelle Rimbert, photographer for the French newspaper "Libération" visited our program in Ethiopia. Take a look at her photo report.