Tag Archives: Somaliland

Dr. Thomas Raassen Visits Somaliland

Expert visiting surgeon delivers transformative care For more than three decades, fistula surgeon Dr. Thomas Raassen has been traveling the globe, changing the lives of suffering women. He has very likely performed fistula surgeries in more countries than any other surgeon in the world. Originally from Amsterdam, Dr. Raassen lived in Kenya for many years,…

Radio Ergo: Life-changing fistula treatment for women in Borama hospital

Radio Ergo provides a look at Borama hospital in Somaliland, which offers free surgery and support to women with fistula. The patients travel often great distances to get there from regions including Banadir, Lower Juba, Middle Juba, Bakool, Hiran, Gedo, Galgadud, Bari, Sanag and Togdher. The hospital, which opened in 2008, is supported by Fistula…