Edna was invited to Geneva three weeks ago to address a TEDx conference where she spoke about Somaliland and the building of the Edna Hospital.
She described how important is the training of midwives to the goal of reducing high rates of maternal and infant mortality.
If Edna, beginning at the age of 60, in a war-ravaged and unrecognized country can accomplish her goal to build a hospital and use it to train midwives then anybody with determination can do the same elsewhere.
Edna’s goal is to train 1000 midwives and return them to their communities. Watch the video below:
And, you can read this news article from Geneva: Edna in Geneva.