Watch the live webcast from the Women Deliver 2013 conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
To mark the first International Day to End Obstetric Fistula on May 23, EngenderHealth recognizes the achievements to date in fistula prevention and treatment and calls for an end to this devastating women’s health condition.
Salma Hayek Pinault Presents EngenderHealth with the Avon Global Communication Award for Exemplary Work to Combat Violence Against Women2013 avon avon communications award champion gbv international women's health international womens day iwd press salma hayek salma hayek pinault tanzania violence violence against women women
In recognition of International Women’s Day, Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault awarded EngenderHealth the 2nd Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women for their outstanding work to bring attention to the need to end violence against women.
In March 2012, radical Islamists seized the city of Gao, in northern Mali, including the local hospital. The rebels forced fistula clients to flee into the streets -- but 12 of the 15 patients who had been hospitalized for fistula repair at the time of the attack have now been located.
Karen Beattie recollects an inspiring speech by Dr. Fathalla, entitled A Message to the Lady of Laetoli.
We are pleased to share the news that EngenderHealth staff will be participating in the upcoming Global Maternal Health Conference: Improving Quality of Care, in Arusha, Tanzania, January 15 to 17.