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.
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Watch the live webcast from the Women Deliver 2013 conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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.