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Prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula: Identifying research needs and public health priorities

Publication Year: 2007

From July 28 to 29, 2005, The Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health hosted a meeting on the prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula (OF). The 2-day meeting was cosponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO). More than 70 clinicians and public health experts from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Benin, C√¥te d’Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, Romania, and Tanzania participated in the meeting to discuss the extent of the problem and the best ways to address it.

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