News on Obstetric fistula

5 Janvier 2012
News
It was a busy, successful year for UNFPA as it continued to work in 2011 with partners to address universal access to reproductive health, including maternal health, treatment for obstetric fistula and family planning,... Lire plus
12 Décembre 2011
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A new programme is revolutionizing how women are identified and referred for fistula treatment in Sierra Leone. Since October, women from remote areas can call a toll-free phone number and talk... Lire plus
18 Novembre 2011
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DADAAB, Kenya -- Dr. Khisa Weston Wakasiaka, a fistula expert working with the African Medical and Research Foundation, recently returned from Garissa, a city in the North Eastern Province of Kenya, where he performed... Lire plus
18 Septembre 2011
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WASHINGTON, D. C. — Australian pop star Natalie Imbruglia doesn't mean to leave you with the wrong impression. She loves making music and has returned to acting, but the "Torn" singer with millions of record sales under... Lire plus
22 Août 2011
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DHAKA, Bangladesh – UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin pledged that the Fund will work to raise $70 million to support the country's next five-year (2012-16) plan to improve maternal and reproductive... Lire plus
23 Mai 2011
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Tweet DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Across Africa, cell phones are rapidly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From an isolated rural village, a business owner can make a bank deposit through her phone; a farmer... Lire plus
23 Mars 2011
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KARACHI, Pakistan — At least 150,000 women in Pakistan suffer from obstetric fistula — damage to the bladder or large intestine caused by obstructed labour. Because of fistula, they leak urine and/or feces... Lire plus
2 Mars 2011
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Among the outstanding women selected to be part of the Women Deliver 100 is a pioneer in the field of obstetric fistula, Dr. Catherine Hamlin. The Australian obstetrician and gynaecologist was among the first people to... Lire plus
11 Février 2011
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DRC/ LIBERIA/REPUBLIC OF CONGO -- It takes more than an operation to get fistula survivors on their feet. First there’s a recovery period, two weeks on average, so that the patients can heal after surgery. But it’s... Lire plus
18 Novembre 2010
In the News
Asha Makocho steps out from the gloom of her small one-roomed apartment into the Tanzanian sunlight. She holds a turquoise and yellow shawl, its vivid colours contrasting against her otherwise dark clothing. For two... Lire plus

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