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The Gambia: WAHA surgeon supports holistic fistula care project in Banjul

WAHA-collaborator Professor Serigne Gueye carried out 7 fistula operations at the Foundation for Research on Women’s Health, Productivity and Environment, also known as BAFROW, in a recent visit to Banjul, The Gambia.


Field study helps WAHA pursue motorcycle ambulance scale-up

Researchers visited Senegal and Ethiopia to better assess the needs of rural communities.

A research team from the University of California, Los Angeles supported by Johnson & Johnson and in collaboration with WAHA International recently conducted an in-depth study in Ethiopia and Senegal designed to improve the financial planning surrounding WAHA’s motorcycle ambulances.


French Ministry of Women’s Rights hosts photo exhibition from WAHA’s maternal health projects in Ethiopia

On June 28, Mrs. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France’s Minister of Women’s Rights and Government spokesperson, joined Ethiopia’s Minister of Women, Children, and Youth Affairs, Her Excellency Mrs. Zenebu Tadesse, and WAHA International to celebrate the opening of the exhibition within the Ministry of Women’s Rights in Paris, France.


Chad: 26 motorbike ambulances ready for use in N'djamena

26 ambulances were assembled and are ready for use in N’djamena, Chad.

Earlier this month, WAHA successfully assembled 26 maternal health motorbike ambulances in N’djamena, Chad. These motorbikes will be presented to the presidency and distributed throughout the country by Chad’s Ministry of Health.


The Strength to Survive: WAHA celebrates International Day to End Fistula with an art series from Ethiopia

On the first ever International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, WAHA International celebrates the global gains in fistula care by launching The Strength to Survive, a collection of artwork that shines light on the strong and courageous women who combat fistula in Ethiopia.


Assessing the State of the World’s Mothers report: a look at this year’s findings and where WAHA stands in efforts to improve healthcare

"The report highlights just how critical the first day of life can be for women and their infants."

Surviving the First Day, the 14th annual State of the World’s Mothers report released earlier this month by Save the Children, examines first-day death rates of babies in 186 countries and maternal and child healthcare in 176 countries.