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Femtastic Podcast Interviews Lindsey Pollaczek, Vice President of Programs

Katie Breen of Femtastic Podcast interviews Lindsey Pollaczek, Vice President of Programs for Fistula Foundation. In this interview, Lindsey explains what obstetric fistula is and why it’s harmful to mothers. Listen to the podcast at the link below: #32: What is Obstetric Fistula? Katie interviews Lindsey Pollaczek, Vice President of Programs for the Fistula Foundation….

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Healing & Hope – Lindsey Pollaczek in UCLA Public Health Magazine

Fistula Foundation Senior Program Director and UCLA Fielding School of Public Health alumni Lindsey Pollaczek was featured in the Spring/Summer 2018 edition of UCLA’s Public Health Magazine! Many of them had lived with fistula for years and had no idea it was a preventable or treatable condition,” Pollaczek says. “So many women talked about the…

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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

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Life Changing Surgery for Refugees in Kenya

In this Girls’ Globe piece, Program Director Lindsey Pollaczek shares her experience meeting women suffering from fistula in Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp. It’s difficult to imagine what it would be like to live in Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp. Located on the northeastern border of Kenya, the camp is home to more…