Tag Archives: Hillary Mabeya

Reuters: As surgeries triple, Kenya aims to end shame of fistula

Reuters reports on Kenya’s aim to end the shame of obstetric fistula nationwide, tripling treatment surgeries and increasing capacity through opening treatment centers and training surgeons. Read the full article at the link below: As surgeries triple, Kenya aims to end shame of fistula NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kenya’s hopes of ending incontinence caused…

KASS TV: Fistula Day Celebration

Media story on International Day to End Obstetric Fistula featuring Action on Fistula program director Lindsey Pollaczek and Dr. Hillary Mabeya speaking on the outreach activities and work being done to treat more women with fistula. Battling fistula

The Huffington Post

One Man’s Vision to End the Wait for Women in Kenya

This article originally appeared on The Huffington Post. By Kate Grant CEO, Fistula Foundation Just outside of downtown Eldoret, a large city in western Kenya with a population of about 300,000, you will find a small building tucked away beneath a giant Jacaranda tree, heavy with purple blossoms. If not for the sign out front…

Voice of America

VOA Health Chat — Interview with Kate Grant & Dr. Hillary Mabeya

Voice of America’s ‘Health Chat’ is a live weekly call-in program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa. In this edition, host Linord Moudou interviews Kate Grant, CEO of Fistula Foundation, & Dr. Hillary Mabeya, founder of and lead surgeon at our partner site, Gynocare, about obstetric fistula and the new Action on Fistula…