TheNews International: Public awareness answer to obstetric fistula

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On International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, experts at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences discussed obstetric fistula and called for public awareness of this hidden and devastating condition. Fistula Foundation was mentioned in this article in TheNews International:

Professor Nasira Tasnim said massive public awareness was the answer to ‘this neglected women health and human rights challenge’. She said it was unconscionable that the poorest most vulnerable women and girls suffered needlessly from the devastating condition of obstetric fistula.

“These vulnerable women and girls are at the heart of the Fistula Foundation’s efforts to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted every child birth is safe and every young woman’s potential is fulfilled,” she said.

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Public awareness answer to obstetric fistula: experts

Islamabad: The International Day to End Obstetric Fistula was marked at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences here on Wednesday with the experts declaring obstetric fistula a neglected women health and human rights challenge and calling for public awareness to effectively manage it.

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