Fistula Foundation

  1. Development
    Obstetric Fistula and the Sustainable Development Goals

    The UN General Assembly convenes in New York this week. On the agenda: discussion of the first Sustainable Development Goals…

  2. Maternal and Child Health
    Life-Changing Surgery for Refugees in Kenya

    Written by Lindsey Pollaczek, Fistula Foundation Program Director It’s difficult to imagine what it would be like to live in…

  3. Maternal and Child Health
    Overcoming Treatment Obstacles in Nigeria

    Earlier this month, the UN released its final report on the Millennium Development Goals. Progress in MDG 5, improving maternal…

  4. Maternal and Child Health
    The Unsung Hero Behind HOPE Bangladesh

    There are many unsung heroes in our world who work tirelessly to better the lives of people besides themselves. One…

  5. Maternal and Child Health
    My Mother’s Day Gift

    By Elisa Gambino In the spring of 2013, my husband, Neal Broffman, and I visited Gondar University Hospital in Ethiopia…

  6. Maternal and Child Health
    A Patient Ambassador

    For 24 hours, Loy labored in a small hospital in the Iganga District of southeast Uganda. The delivery was so…