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The Hands that Heal Obstetric Fistula

Tomorrow, on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, we have an opportunity to shine a light on the important work underway to treat women living with fistula—a devastating childbirth injury—and the progress we are making to prevent it from happening in the first place. In the hands of a well-trained surgeon, the majority of fistulas can be repaired. And under the care of doctors like Dr. Dolorès Nembunzu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), we are getting even closer to our goal of ushering in a fistula-free generation. Read more.

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Fistula Care Plus Panel at International Congress of Midwives 2014

The Fistula Care Plus Project invites you to an exciting workshop at the ICM 2014 conference: "The role of midwives in the prevention and management of childbirth injury: Catheterization and obstetric fistula," held Monday, 2 June 2014, 17:30 - 19:00pm at Club B, Prague Congress Centre. Read more.

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Users' Guide for Framework on Voluntary Family Planning Programs that Respect, Protect, and Fulfill Human Rights

The international reproductive health community's focus on human rights and family planning continues with the need to operationalize rights in family planning programs. Healthy dialogue about integrating human rights into such programming must continue if the rights and dignity of individuals are to be at the center of family planning work. Read more.

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International Women's Day 2014

On March 8, as we celebrate International Women’s Day, we honor women and girls who are driving change and inspiring everyone, including all of us at EngenderHealth. This year, we shine a light on India, where we are working to transform the health and lives of women and girls through our TARUNYA Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health (ARSH) program, a comprehensive set of services to empower them to make informed decisions about their reproductive health. Read more.

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EngenderHealth at the Forefront of Change

EngenderHealth had a strong presence throughout the International Conference on Family Planning, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November 2013. From our involvement in more than 25 panels, presentations, and posters to our recognition in numerous sessions for our research, tools, and programmatic work, our innovation and achievements were heralded as being at the forefront of change. Read more.

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