The USAID funded Fistula Care Plus Project, managed by EngenderHealth, announces and supports the premier of the movie “Dry”- a movie on obstetric fistula. The film premiers in Abuja on August 13, 2015. The movie is a collaborative effort of celebrated Nollywood actress Stephanie Linus and Fistula Care Plus.Stakeholders in the health sector especially those working directly on fistula are all expected at the premier to take place at Silverbird Cinema Abuja at 6:00pm. Among those expected are representatives of USAID, EngenderHealth, UNFPA, Federal Ministry of Health, Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, SOGON, the media and a host of other dignitaries. “Dry” promises to be a compelling watch for all.
On July 29th, over 300 delegates from development partners throughout the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) region met in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso for the first WAHO Good Practices Forum. Six representatives from Fistula Care Plus were among the attendees, representing FC+ West Africa/Niger, FC+ Nigeria, and our global technical team.