The unsung hero in transporting women with fistula to Kitovu Mission Hospital

Simon Ndizeye, Monitoring & Evaluation Program Associate, FC+ Uganda When assessing the contribution of fistula teams in providing prevention and treatment services at hospitals, there is a tendency to only focus on those involved in direct service delivery. Fistula surgeons, nurses, counselors, and theatre staff among others are integral, yet there are other support staff […]

On International Women’s Day, Let’s Help Women Living with Fistula Get the Care They Need

Original post on Married at age 17, Eva Aktar, a young woman in Bangladesh, became pregnant soon after. She underwent a harrowing 30-hour delivery, during which her full-term baby boy died. A cesarean delivery would almost certainly have saved the baby, but neither Eva nor her family could afford the US$250 fee required for […]