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May 2019

Justice for the forgotten women of Eastern Uganda

By |2019-05-22T22:45:44-05:00May 22nd, 2019|East Africa, Fistula, Master of Public Health Leadership, Student profile, Uganda, Uncategorized|

Dr. Ariho Boaz fights against Obstetric Fistula in Mbale #FistulaDay is May 23, 2019 Dr. Ariho Boaz is on a mission to change lives. He is hoping to prevent and treat cases of obstetric fistula in Eastern Uganda. If you’re reading this in North America, you may not understand why obstetric fistula is such a [...]

December 2017

A “camp” unlike any other: The Kamuli Fistula Camp

By |2018-05-23T16:07:22-05:00December 13th, 2017|East Africa, Fistula, hospitals, maternal health, Uganda|

Women wait for fistula surgery at the Kamuli Mission Hospital in Uganda.    Earlier this month, I visited a “Fistula Camp” run at Kamuli Mission Hospital with support from the Ugandan Ministry of Health, Fistula Care Plus project, USAID, and EngenderHealth. One of Save the Mothers’ staff—surgeon Dr. Justus Barageine—was providing care to patients there, [...]