Posts Tagged Global Fistula Map

Intern Spotlight: The Women’s Health Advocate

Alena Nelson is a senior majoring in sociology and global studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She joined Direct Relief at […]

Why GIS Mapping Technology is a Powerful Tool for Humanitarian Aid

Direct Relief was honored with the 2013 President’s Award from technology company Esri for outstanding use of mapping software known as geographic […]

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

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 […]

The Inconvenient Truth Facing Millions Who Suffer From Obstetric Fistula

More Care Reported Worldwide for Women Suffering with “The Backyard Disease,” but Problem Outpaces Efforts to Address Santa Barbara, Calif. (April, 15, […]

Global Fistula Map Presented at International Conference

More than 300 delegates gathered in Dhaka, Bangladesh last week at the International Society of Obstetric Fistula Surgeons (ISOFS) Congress 2012. The […]