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Our annual benefit dinner is right around the corner!


Join us at the Bete-Lukas Ethiopian restaurant for our annual benefit dinner on November 24th at 6:30pm!  Click here for more details.


  

                                               Buy your ticket here




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Our Mission


"Our Mission is to improve women’s health in Ethiopia through partnerships dedicated to clinical service and health care capacity building."

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About the Problem


In Ethiopia there is a silent epidemic of women suffering from conditions related to complications of child birth such as obstetric fistula, urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.


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What We Do


OHSU has collaborated annually with Gimbie Adventist Hospital (GAH), a rural hospital in Western Ethiopia, to provide over 200 uterovaginal prolapse surgeries.

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Support of Footsteps to Healing


$25 - Provides transportation for one surgery
$50 - Provides a suture box and surgical instrument
$100 - Provides a Midwifery Program text book
$175 - Provides prolapse surgery for one woman


Click here to make a donation!

 


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Join the cause


Our team travels twice a year to Ethiopia to perform pelvic floor surgeries. We are looking for healthcare providers and interested in joining our team.