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Entries by Kate Grant from 05/2013

Obstetric Fistula: No Longer A Neglected Tragedy

| Posted 05.23.2013 | Impact

Until a decade ago, fistula was literally not on the global health agenda, even though it is arguably the most devastating and disabling of all childbirth injuries. The simple reason: women who suffer from fistula live almost exclusively in rural areas of very resource constrained countries, and are therefore some of the least empowered human beings on the planet.