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Men awarded for supporting fistula-stricken...

“They stood by their wives for about five, eight to 10 years of fistula. These are young men who would have chosen to remarry. They are community champions,”...

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Invest more in fistula fight- Italian envoy...

Fornara said improved health care coupled with sensitisation will completely eliminate the disease

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Ugandans urged to support government fight...

According to the 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey, Uganda registers over140,000 women living with fistula.

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1,900 Ugandan women get fistula every year...

There is a decline from 140,000 to 75,000 cases of fistula over the last half decade.

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Kitovu’s fistula fighter Sister Maura dead...

Fistula is an abnormal fistulous tract extending between the bladder and the vagina that allows the continuous involuntary discharge of urine into the...

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Health ministry announces free treatment...

The Ministry of Health has availed free treatment for obstetric fistula across regional referral and mission hospitals in Uganda. A recent press indicated...

Regional referrals, mission hospitals to...

Most fistulas are as a result of difficult childbirth and obstructed labour lasting more than 24 hours.

Ending fistula battle by ending FGM

Early sensitization one way to end the disease

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Uganda partners with HFUSA in fistula fight...

“It would be fantastic to see neighbours partnering in this way to solve problems associated with fistula."

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MPs advise fistula survivors on Women’s Fund...

Uganda's fistula prevalence is at 2%, with western Uganda having the highest prevalence.

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