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Edna Adan Ismail

Inspiring Muslim Women: Khadiga and Edna at Work

Katherine Marshall | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Katherine Marshall

Khadiga Hussein is one determined lady. Her cause is peace -- an end to violence of all kinds, national and domestic, communal and individual.

Why I Support the Edna Adan University Hospital...and Why I'm Asking You to Join Me

Friends of Edna's Maternity Hospital | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Friends of Edna's Maternity Hospital

Many in Edna's position might have justifiably chosen to rest on their laurels. Instead, upon retiring from WHO, she decided to continue giving back to her country. Edna is a humanitarian of a different sort -- cut from the same cloth as Mother Teresa or Paul Farmer.

Edna Adan University Hospital: 300 Fistula Repairs and Counting

Friends of Edna's Maternity Hospital | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
Friends of Edna's Maternity Hospital

The Community Midwife program at Edna Adan Hospital, which is supported by UNFPA, seeks to train 1,000 women from all over Somaliland to be qualified healthcare workers in the hopes that they will return to their homes and provide assistance for other women.

One Goal: Decreasing Newborn and Maternal Mortality

Friends of Edna's Maternity Hospital | Posted 07.13.2013 | Impact
Friends of Edna's Maternity Hospital

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgEdna Adan Ismail has literally committed everything she has to achieve one purpose: decreasing the newborn and maternal mortality rate in Somaliland and the Horn of Africa.

A Report From "Women in the World: Stories and Solutions" Summit - Part 2

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

Gloria Steinem has stressed the importance of women sharing their personal stories as a way to add their voices to the human record. This was the strength of The Daily Beast's three-day event.