ISOFS - International society of obstetric fistula surgeons are gathering for their annual meeting in Dakar, Senegal.
Next week around 100 women are expected to arrive for surgery at a fistula camp WAHA is carrying out in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon.
Today fourteen women arrived from Kismayo, southern Somalia, for fistula surgery in Somaliland.
Our team in Somaliland is growing with the arrival of Dr. Merzouga, anesthetist, and Andre Jincq, logistician. As with other medical specialties, the lack of anesthesists remains a critical problem in Somaliland.
On the 28th of August the project to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in the Kedougou region was officially launched.
From the 1th to 7th of July a fistula camp was carried out by Dr. Raassen in partnership with WAHA International, at St. Luke’s hospital, 140 km north-west of Bulawayo near the highway to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.