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Dr. Edna Adan's remarks in the rebuilding of Somaliland's Healthcare system.

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Dr. Edna Adan January 31, 2015
Walden University 53rd Commencement Speech

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Female genital mutilation is a human rights violation that has no place in medicine. On International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, we call on health workers to mobilize against this dangerous and deeply harmful practice. #endFGM
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"Tomorrow is International Day to #endFGM. Soon I hope there will be no need for such a day." - Lindsay Northover, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for International Development
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FGM - it stays with you & boils inside you" - new podcast from campaigner & midwife Edna Adan http://ow.ly/IxA9A #ZeroToleranceFGM #EndFGM 

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Get inspired!
Log on to http://shout.lt/TdH7 at 12:30 p.m. ET TODAY - Saturday, Jan 31, for the winter 2015 Walden commencement webcast. You won’t want to miss this year’s keynote speaker, Edna Adan.
Ms. Adan, women’s rights advocate and pioneer from Somaliland, is the founder and director of Edna Adan Maternity Hospital and president of the Organization for Victims of Torture.
We look forward to hearing her inspirational words!

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Edna was invited by Somaliland First Lady Amina Weris to serve on the country’s delegation for the first Girl Summit in London on July 22, 2014.
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Press Release - September 22, 2014 - Edna Adan Hospital to train 50 Post-Basic Midwives in Somaliland | Edna Adan Hospital Foundation http://ednahospitalfoundation.org/edna-adan-hospital-to-train-50-post-basic-midwives-in-somaliland/

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Beautiful segment from Half the Sky on the profound impact midwifery can have on a community.  Edna Adan's lifetime goal is to improve the healthcare system in Somaliland by empowering women to become midwives.

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Fighting Maternal and Infant Mortality in Somaliland - Featured in Huffington Post via Girls' Globe.
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