On Saturday 30th of July, Waha and the University of Gondar will inaugurate the new fistula treatment ward and international fistula surgery training centre.
Until recently no standard training manual existed for obstetric fistula management
The Babbar Ruga Fistula Teaching Hospital in Katsina started the first of five intensive training workshops on the basics of obstetric fistula management.
From the 2nd and 3rd of June the Royal college of Surgeons brought together some of the key actors working to eliminate fistula.
WAHA has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Health in Khartoum, to increase Dr Abbo fistula centre’s capacity for fistula repair.
Dr Marietta Mahendeka and Dr Tom Raassen, WAHA’s collaborators and expert fistula surgeons, headed the team.