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Ethiopia: Inauguration of the new fistula treatment ward at Gondar University Hospital

Inauguration of a new fistula ward - Gondar, Ethiopia

On Saturday 30th of July, Waha and the University of Gondar will inaugurate the new fistula treatment ward and international fistula surgery training centre.


Obstetric Fistula: publication of first competency based training manual for fistula surgery

training manual for fistula surgery

Until recently no standard training manual existed for obstetric fistula management


Nigeria : Intensive training on obstetric fistula for 40 doctors and nurses starts in Katsina

Patients outside Babbar Ruga Fistula Teaching Hospital in Katsina

The Babbar Ruga Fistula Teaching Hospital in Katsina started the first of  five intensive  training workshops on the basics of obstetric fistula management.


WAHA attends fistula forum hosted by Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh

Royal College of surgeons, Edinburgh

From the 2nd and 3rd of June the Royal college of Surgeons brought together some of the key actors working to eliminate fistula.


Sudan: WAHA to partner with Khartoum teaching hospital to increase fistula treatment.

Dr Abbo fistula center, Khartoum, Sudan

WAHA has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Health in Khartoum, to increase Dr Abbo fistula centre’s capacity for fistula repair. 


Tanzania: WAHA supports surgery for 34 women with obstetric fistula in Sumbawanga.

34 women have been operated on from obstetric fistula in Tanzania.

Dr Marietta Mahendeka and Dr Tom Raassen, WAHA’s collaborators and expert fistula surgeons, headed the team.