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75,000 Ugandan women suffer from obstetric...

Although, 2,000 repairs are carried out every year, a good proportion of women affected by fistula are not receiving the required treatment.

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Mbarara Hospital gets sh300m fistula centre...

The ward was put in place to create more space for obstetric fistula patients.

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Battle to treat Madagascar women for debilitating...

'I was not interested in boys because they were not going to support a girl who smells all day long'

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Parents urged to keep girls in schools to...

'We need to prevent Obstetric Fistula by sensitising young girls to stay in schools, avoid early marriages and produce children at the right age'

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Kadaga launches Soroti’s first women’s hospital...

The objective of the women’s hospital is to provide health services for obstetric fistula and other child birth-related injuries.

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UNAA earmarks sh5.8b for fistula hospital...

The UNAA leader, Julius Lwebuga, says $1.6m (sh5.8b) has been sourced to build a Fistula Hospital and Maternal Health Hospital in Soroti.

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Butaleja men marrying off daughters to buy...

According to Koire, more than 50% of the women who attend antenatal services in Butaleja Health Centre III are girls aged between 13 to 16 years.

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Hundreds participate in fistula walk

In Uganda, Obstetric Fistula represents an important public health problem with an estimated 140,000 to 200,000 women with fistula

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Soroti Hospital receives fistula treatment...

The module is expected to help at least a total of 200 fistula patient across the Teso sub-region

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Niger fights back against 'curse' of fistula...

Obstetric fistula is a childbirth injury caused by a complicated labour which can leave victims with chronic incontinence and often results in them becoming...


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Prince William honors two Ugandan...

Prince William, who is also Duke of Cambridge, handed Obwona the Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award for his dedication as a ranger protecting the wildlife of Murchison Falls National Park.