None of them had received antenatal care during their pregnancy.
The relief kits were destined for schools, two refugee camps and two hospitals in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
This is the only free fistula care service currently available in Mogadishu.
Dr Marietta Mahendeka and Dr Tom Raassen, WAHA’s collaborators and expert fistula surgeons, headed the team.
WAHA joins UNFPA efforts to build local midwifery capacity and improve maternal health services.
The motorbike ambulances will help women in rural villages access health care services. They are deployed in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia.