Mulu Muleta Bedane

Women and Health Alliance International

Dr Mulu Muleta joined WAHA in 2009 as Senior Medical Advisor for WAHA International and is based in Addis Ababa. Mulu has been instrumental in developing WAHA’s maternal and neonatal health projects in different settings in Ethiopia, including Gondar Region in the northwest of the country.

Mulu trained as an Obstetric Surgeon in Ethiopia, and has spent the last 18 years treating women with fistula in Africa. She has completed a Masters degree in Public Health at the Institute of Antwerp in Belgium and holds a PhD from Bergen in Norway.

Prior to joining WAHA, Mulu worked with various national and international institutions, including the Ethiopian Ministry of Health, the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital, and most recently with the UNFPA coordinating a Masters level training program for health officers (task shifting of emergency obstetric and surgical care).