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Campaign to End Fistula Quadruples In Size, Reaching Over 45 Countries, Says New Report
Date:10/13/2008

ual report, released today, shows that it is active in 45 countries and has supported treatment for over 7,800 women. In 2007 alone, the Campaign provided training for more than 500 professionals in fistula treatment and care and strengthened the capacity to provide fistula treatment in 89 health centres. Since 2003, the campaign has raised more than $25 million in contributions and educated tens of thousands of individuals, community leaders and policymakers about fistula.

"Because of poverty, women suffering from fistula lack the means to cover the full cost of their surgery," said Dr. Dolores Nembunzu, a fistula surgeon in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. "Through advocacy we can reach the women who are hidden, and give them support and access to information about treatment."

While affecting the most vulnerable members of society, fistula touches on reproductive health and rights, gender equality, poverty and adolescent reproductive health. Like maternal death, fistula is almost entirely preventable, but its persistence signals that health systems are currently failing to meet women's needs.

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Campaign to End Fistula Website: http://www.endfistula.org/

Annual Report 2007: http://www.endfistula.org/docs/Annual_Report_2007.pdf

United Nations Secretary-General's Report on Supporting efforts to end obstetric fistula (A/63/222)

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect
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