As 2021 comes to a close, we’re looking back at some of our favorite blog posts from this year across several broad themes. These themes were reflected in our work throughout 2021 and will continue to play a role in our operations and programming going forward.
Posts Tagged: fistula
This blog was originally published on the USAID MOMENTUM website. It has been republished here with permission. Since the onset... View Article
World Patient Safety Day: Safe and Respectful Childbirth Must Include Quality Surgical Obstetric Careblog blog post childbirth endfistula fistula fistula care Latest News maternal health obstetric care obstetric fistula Safe Surgery women World Patient Safety Day
While significant progress has been made in recent years in preventing maternal and newborn deaths, the number is still much too high. Each year, over 290,000 women and almost 3 million newborns die and millions more are injured due to complications during pregnancy or childbirth. The vast majority of deaths, 94%, occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), and nearly all these lives might be saved by timely, quality care.
It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of women and girls around the world live with fistula and there are thousands of new cases every year. Fistula is all too common in Africa and Asia, but it is treatable and almost always preventable.
Each year on March 8, people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day. It is an important moment to come... View Article
EngenderHealth Announces New USAID Award to Advance Global Momentum for Safe Surgery for Maternal Health and Voluntary Family Planningfamily planning fistula maternal health MOMENTUM press press release USAID
October 6, 2020 (Washington, DC)—EngenderHealth today announced it will lead a partnership, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development... View Article
EngenderHealth’s USAID-funded Fistula Care Plus project, with partners Panzi Foundation and Mama, LLC, hosted a webinar to discuss the impact of... View Article
Original post on Fistula Care Plus. Each year on May 23, the global community commemorates the International Day to End... View Article
EngenderHealth hosted a virtual panel on the USAID-funded Fistula Care Plus (FC+) project, with partners Population Council and Viamo, to discuss... View Article
Original article appeared on the Wilson Center’s New Security Beat blog. The United Nations has set a goal to end... View Article