From August 29 to September 9 2011, Dr Tom Raassen, a fistula surgeon and WAHA collaborator, conducted a fistula camp at the St. Francis Hospital in Katete, Zambia.
Maternal death rates in Kedougou region are the worst in Senegal, representing double the national average.
On the 1st of September 100 women were screened in a health centre in Niamey marking the start of the national campaign to promote early detection of breast and cervical cancers.
Insecurity and drought has lead over 70,000 Somalis to flee to Mogadishu since January 2011
The Dadaab area in Kenya is where the world’s largest refugee camps have been established to host over 400,000 Somalis.
The meeting was held to discuss the implementation of the fistula training manual.