Obstetric Fistula: An Illness of Social Segregation

Lead Pakistan

News site Lead Pakistan reports on obstetric fistula and its effect of social segregation, providing data on the number of women who suffer from it.

Obstetric Fistula: an illness of social segregation

PESHAWAR: Obstetric Fistula is a serious disease that lands a woman in social segregation and it can only be treated through proper surgery. Medical experts say that fistula is a serious injury of childbirth. It is a hole in the birth canal caused by prolonged, obstructed labour due to the lack of timely and adequate medical care.

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