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Ruth Kennedy

Ruth Kennedy is a British midwife who worked in Chad eleven years as a midwife and in Ethiopia teaching midwives. She has served as a maternal health advisor at the Ethiopian Ministry of Health, and the Liaison Officer at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. Kennedy now serves as an advisor to Abraham’s Oasis in rural northern Ethiopia.


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Midwives: First Responders for Preventing Fistula

Ruth Kennedy

The midwife is the first point of referral for the pre-conceptual, the pregnant, the labouring, the post-natal mother, the skilled attendant for the new born; teacher, guide, support, medical helper. And a first-responder in preventing fistula.

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