As part of its Community Mobilization activities in Dolo Ado, Ethiopia, organized a meeting with pregnant women in the Bokolmayo refugee camp to raise awareness about important maternal health issues.
Community Maternal Health Advocates play an important role in raising awareness about maternal health issues, improving access to healthcare services, and preventing maternal and newborn deaths.
On August 1, 2014 the first General Assembly for the Addis Hiwot Le Setoch Association, an association of women affected by obstetric fistula, was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Dr. Ambaye Wolde Michael, a world-renowned fistula surgeon and Medical Coordinator for WAHA International in Ethiopia travelled to Harare, Zimbabwe from July 7-12. She was able to perform sugeries for 14 women with obstetric fistula.
Interview of Hamdia Mohammed, a Community Educator in the Bokolmayo refugee camp in Ethiopia.
WAHA International, in partnership with the Fondation Sanofi Espoir, conducted a training session for midwives in the Arsi zone in Ethiopia from June 2nd to June 22nd.