Global Collaboration in Ethiopia


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.


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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the team

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

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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.