Daily Nation: An estimated 3,000 obstetric fistula cases are reported annually, but only a third receive treatment due to lack of specialists

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Fistula Foundation Senior Program Director Lindsey Pollaczek and Outreach Manager Habiba Corodhia Mohamed are interviewed for a story about the success of our Action on Fistula program in Kenya, which combines extensive community outreach with surgeon training to find and treat more women suffering from fistula.

Lack of specialists hinders treatment of fistula cases

An estimated 3,000 obstetric fistula cases are reported annually, but only a third receive treatment due to lack of specialists. Kenya is struggling with a low number of specialists to handle fistula cases. An estimated 3,000 obstetric fistula cases are reported annually, but only a third receive treatment due to lack of specialists.

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