Posts Tagged International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Laxmi’s Story: Overcoming Challenges to Fistula Repair in Nepal

Laxmi after fistula repair. Photo courtesy of International Nepal Fellowship.

Laxmi, an obstetric fistula patient in Nepal received care through a repair camp Direct Relief supported with needed medicines and medical supplies. […]

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Updated Global Fistula Map, Expanded Efforts to Overcome Barriers to Care


On May 23, 2014, the second annual International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, Direct Relief released the annual update of the Global […]

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First-Ever Day to End Fistula Brings Attention to Progress, Challenges

Salima*, 26, was referred  for obstetric fistula treatment and is part of a rehabilitation program.

Tragic health condition affecting more than 2 million women worldwide “hidden in plain sight”  Santa Barbara, Calif. (May, 23, 2013)—Marking the first–ever International […]

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