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Sudan: Sumaiya’s story, 18 years old, with obstetric fistula

Sumaiya, 18 years old, Sudanese

Here is a story from one of our patients in Dr Abbo’s National Fistula and Urogynecology Centre in Khartoum.


Somalia: More fistula patients arrive for treatment in Mogadishu.

Second round of fistula.

In the past two months a total of 72 obstetric fistula patients have come to our maternity in Mogadishu.


Kenya: WAHA provides maternal and pediatric care in Dadaab

WAHA team treating a child in Dadaab Hospital

Dadaab Hospital is the only structure offering obstetric care for the resident and refugee population.


Uganda : WAHA supports fistula care and training in Mulago Hospital, Kampala

Uganda's map

In January 35 women were operated during  Dr Tom Raassen’s eighth working visit to the hospital.


Somalia: WAHA opens new health centre using ShelterBox tents in Badbaado Camp, Mogadishu.

Ante natal consultation in Badbaado Health Centre

The health centre offers general consultations, maternal health and pediatric services for displaced families.


Senegal: WAHA deploys 36 new motorbike ambulances for improving maternal health.

Motorbike ambulance on the road in Dakar.

This new motorbike ambulance was designed by WAHA to provide women with timely access to a health centre during delivery.