News on Obstetric fistula

1 February 2006
UNITED NATIONS, New York — The first ever national campaign to end fistula in Pakistan was launched by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in Karachi last week. The campaign aims to surgically repair and... Read more
21 August 2006
WESTERN DARFUR, Sudan — The region’s first comprehensive Fistula Centre has opened in the town of Zalingei, Western Darfur, with assistance from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. Attached to the main reference... Read more
16 May 2006
DHAKA, Bangladesh — Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today visited the Fistula Centre in the Dhaka Medical College Hospital and praised its staff for working to... Read more
19 December 2007
NORTHERN NIGERIA — In her third trip to Nigeria as Spokesperson for the Campaign to End Fistula, Natalie Imbruglia – singer/actress and face of L’Oreal cosmetics – saw first-hand how funds she raised are making a... Read more
31 May 2010
UNITED NATIONS — According to a recent evaluation of UNFPA’s contribution to the Campaign to End Fistula, strong successes in raising visibility and knowledge of obstetric fistula worldwide were achieved but more... Read more
9 June 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. — “When I was nine years old I dreamed of becoming a lawyer,” Viviana Palacios, 23, from Colombia told a packed auditorium on the second day of the Women Deliver conference. It was an ambitious dream... Read more