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09.October

Fistula Patients Heal Over Coffee in Assella, Ethiopia

Coffee Ceremony in Assella, Ethiopia

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.

06.October

Special Photo Report on Women Suffering from Fistula published in "Libération"

Abozen Alemaychu, 35 years old. (Photo Isabelle Rimbert)

Isabelle Rimbert, photographer for the French newspaper "Libération" visited our program in Ethiopia. Take a look at her photo report.

26.September

WAHA International launches an emergency response program to protect children in Guinea from Ebola

Training campaign against Ebola in Guinea

On September 26, 2014, WAHA International launched, in partnership with the Ministries of Education and Health, a national training campaign in schools throughout Guinea to ensure that children are protected and prevent schools from becoming an important source of transmission for the disease.

24.September

"We need to change people’s perceptions of Ebola"

Conakry, Guinea

Cheikh Mbaye, WAHA’s General Manager, who has been in Guinea for nearly a month, pleads for a “more inclusive” approach in the fight against Ebola.

19.September

WAHA International participates in the 26th Biennial ISUCRS Congress

Dr. Mulu Muleta at the 2014 ISUCRS Congress

On September 4-7, 2014, Dr. Mulu Muleta, the Head of WAHA’s programs in Ethiopia travelled to Cape Town, South Africa to attend the 26th Biennial Congress of the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS).

17.September

Ebola: "We must be careful not to cause panic"

Conakry, Guinea

WAHA International's Director of Operations talks to "Libération", a French newspaper, about the international community's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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