Footsteps to Healing

Mother and daughter

Our Mission

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

About the Problem

patient and caregiver

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 Footsteps to Healing has partnered with Mekelle University, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, St. Paul Millennium Medical College, and the World Wide Fistula Fund to provide not only surgical care but formal clinical and surgical training to local providers through the first urogynecology fellowship in Ethiopia.

March 2016 Newsletter
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Join the cause

Our team travels several times a year to Ethiopia to perform pelvic floor surgeries. We are looking for health care providers who are interested in joining our team.

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