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May 21, 2015News Blog Post

#EndFistula Toolkit

May 23 marks the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula—a day to take action to treat and prevent obstetric fistula. To help raise awareness of obstetric fistula, EngenderHealth has prepared a number of assets. Please share, and together, we can #EndFistula! Read more.

May 21, 2015News Blog Post

End the Inequity: The Journey to Eradicate Obstetric Fistula

By Lauri Romanzi, M.D.

Obstructed labor can happen to any woman, no matter where she lives. However, it is only in non-wealthy nations that it leads to devastating injuries such as obstetric fistula. Read more.

April 10, 2015News Blog Post

Taking Action on International Maternal Health and Rights Day

April 11, the International Day for Maternal Health and Rights, is a day for celebrating the incredible progress made worldwide to improve maternal health and rights worldwide. But it is also a day to call on governments, institutions, and civil society to do more. Read more.

November 16, 2014News Blog Post

When Everything Must Go Right So Nothing Goes Wrong

By Pamela Barnes, President & CEO, EngenderHealth

The latest disturbing news coming from Chhattisgarh, India, reminds us that despite being 20 years post-ICPD, we global health professionals have more to do to ensure reproductive rights, choice, and quality of care. And as the story goes—as it has too many times before—the devastating consequences are borne by mostly poor, rural women. It’s unconscionable. Read more.

August 1, 2014News Blog Post

Fistula Care Plus and the MHTF Convene Meetings on Obstetric Fistula

Boston, July 8-11

The USAID-supported Fistula Care Plus (FC+) project at EngenderHealth and the Maternal Health Task Force recently co-convened two meetings on obstetric fistula in Boston, from July 8-11. Read more.

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