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Action on Fistula Update

Gynocare Certified as first FIGO Training Center in Kenya Action on Fistula is a three-year, $2 million effort to treat women in Kenya who are suffering from obstetric fistula. Funded through a generous donation by Astellas Pharma EMEA, Action on Fistula will provide free surgeries to 1,200 women, provide training to expand the pool of…

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Changing Tomorrow for Women with Fistula

Kate Grant, Fistula Foundation CEO 26 September 2014 When I entered the hospital room, the first thing I noticed about Naresia was her smile. It came easily, brightening the whole room with a joy that was palpable; her face unlined, with rounded features, looking more like an older girl than a young woman. Next to…


Eldoret centre accredited by global obstetric fistula agency

BY KENNEDY LESIEW This article was also published on AllAfrica and KenyaNews247. Gynocare Fistula Center Foundation is the first institution in Kenya to be accredited as fistula training centre by the International Federation for Gynecology and Obstetrics. Programme director Lindsey Pollaczek said the foundation will spend Sh175 million in the next three years on the Action…

Announcing: Action on Fistula

Action on Fistula is a three year partnership between Fistula Foundation and Astellas Pharma EMEA that will change the lives of women suffering from fistula in Kenya forever. Read more about this initiative.

Fistula Foundation, Astellas Announce Groundbreaking €1.5m ($2M) Program to Tackle Obstetric Fistula in Kenya

Funding will help treat 1,200 women with life-changing surgery and support major outreach project Astellas Pharma EMEA (APEL), the European Headquarters of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc., today announces a groundbreaking program, Action on Fistula, an initiative led by the charity Fistula Foundation, which is funded by APEL. This three-year initiative (between 2014-2017) will aim to transform…