On September 11th 2013 the first Desert Flower Medical Center will be opened in Berlin in cooperation with the hospital Waldfriede. The DFM-Center will be the first medical center worldwide, offering holistic treatment and medical care for FGM victims. The Desert Flower Medical Center will be managed by Dr. med Roland Scherer, who was recently once again nominated as one of Germany’s Top 100 doctors. Reconstructive surgery as well as gynaecological and psychological treatment will be offered for women affected by FGM. The French surgeon Dr. med Pierre Foldes will advise the Desert Flower Medical Center; Dr. med Foldes already operated 5000 women successfully in France. The Desert Flower Medical Center in Berlin is a pilot project of the Desert Flower Foundation. Desert Flower Medical Centres are planned in Europe, Africa, Asia and the US in 2014.
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- About Waris Dirie
- #4: Desert Flower Center in Paris
- H&M - A photoshoot in New York City
- FGM major factor in high maternal mortality rates in Africa / FGM verantwortlich für hohe Müttersterblichkeit in Afrika
- African Union appoints Waris Dirie as Ambassador for Peace and Security in Africa / Afrikanische Union ernennt Waris Dirie zur Botschafterin für Frieden und Sicherheit in Afrika
- Waris on the cover of "New African Woman" / Waris auf dem Cover von "New African Woman"
- Pictures from the Desert Flower Premiere in Addis / Bilder der Wüstenblume Premiere in Äthiopien