Updates From Afield

February 2, 2015

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 […]

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October 6, 2013

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 […]

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February 22, 2012

Saving Moms and Babies Around the World from Death or Maiming by Obstetric Fistula

She survived, but uncontrolled urine flow forced banishment from her family and village. You’re invited to an informal, personal presentation on the world’s first successful method to prevent obstetric fistula, a horrific condition afflicting millions of women in undeveloped regions of Africa and Asia, killing or maiming them for life.  The internationally respected doctors and […]

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