In recent years, more information has become available
about obstetric fistula in the developing world.
you will find links to fistula-related websites.
Campaign to End Fistula currently
covers some 30 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and some Arab States.
The Campaign works in three key areas: prevention, treatment and support to
help women who have been repaired return to their communities. And it works
in three phases: assessing needs, planning interventions and implementing national
EngenderHealth: Obstetric Fistula Needs Assessment Report. The "Campaign to End Fistula" information kit-"Obstetric Fistula Needs Assessment Report: Findings from Nine African Countries"-contains results from a groundbreaking needs assessment conducted by EngenderHealth and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in nine African countries.
USAID: Obstetric Fistula Strategy. A number of USAID's maternal health activities can help reduce the occurrence of obstetric fistula. The focus is on prevention.
The Worldwide Fistula
Fund, focused in Niger, was founded out of concern for the
hundreds of thousands of women in the developing world who suffer from
injuries related to labor and delivery.
Note: The Fistula Foundation is not responsible for the content or functionality of the above websites.