Dr Khisa one of WAHA's main collaborators from Kenya is currently carrying out surgery at a fistula camp in western Uganda.
The first patients were operated in the newly established fistula center at the Jimma University Hospital in Ethiopia.
Thirty-seven women suffering from obstetric fistula underwent surgical repair in October during an 11-day fistula camp in a hospital in Sumbawanga, Tanzania.
A lot of attention was given to obstetric fistula at the World Congress of Urology held in Morocco last week.
WAHA International organised its first vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF) camp in Eritrea in June 2010. The intervention was implemented by WAHA International in co-operation with the Ministry of Health of Eritrea. The team was composed of Dr. Khaddaj, Prof. Gueye and Dr. El Sayed.
Until recently no up-to-date training manual for fistula surgeons existed. Over the past three years fistula specialists have been meeting to produce a competency based training manual for fistula surgery. The latest meeting has just ended in Morocco where the manual has been finalised.