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Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Repairing fistulas in Africa

Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Repairing fistulas in Africa

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In this episode:

 

– One doctor’s personal experience of working in Africa to positively change the lives of women with obstetric fistula
– Approximately two million women in the world suffer the effects of obstetric fistula but have little or no access to fistula surgery, almost all in developing countries
– Providing women with access to safe childbirth practices is the best form of prevention
– The role of an Australian charity – The Barbara May Foundation – in tackling this issue

 

 

 

Host: Dr Vivienne Miller, GP and Medical Editor

 

Total time: 17 mins

 

Guest: Dr Andrew Browning AM, Obstetrician

 

 
Recommended resources:

 

The Barbara May Foundation
 
 

 

 

 

 

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