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Publication of fistula prevention work in Niger

Results of HDI’s work to prevent obstetric fistula were published in the December 2014 issue of an internationally respected medical journal. Results include 73% fewer maternal deaths, 63.5% fewer babies born dead or dying within three days, and obstetric fistula being essentially eliminated in a large, severely afflicted area. You can see the entire article if you […]

Success in Niger

Preventing Women From Bleeding to Death at Childbirth and Preventing Obstetric Fistula.  Success in Niger! The Government of Niger and HDI continue to achieve major advances in our efforts to prevent the horrors of obstetric fistula. With one exception in April 2012, more than 58,000 women in project areas have given birth without getting obstetric […]