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Obstetric fistula

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Obstetric fistula affects up to 100 000 women worldwide every year according to the World Health Organisation. Obstetric fistula is a hole in the birth canal caused by obstructed labour. Women who have obstetric fistula suffer incontinence and this can lead to social isolation. For over 20 years, Swiss urologist, Dr. Charles-Henry Rochat has been developing a treatment, training and prevention model for obstetric fistula.
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