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Publicity will highlight problem of obstetric fistula

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 29 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:8
  1. Andrew Cole
  1. London

    Hundreds of thousands of women in developing countries suffer the devastating injury during child bearing of obstetric fistula. But the agency behind a global campaign to eradicate the condition says it is simple to prevent and easy to treat.

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    A woman attends the Addis Ababa fistula hospital, Ethiopia

    Credit: P VIROT/WHO

    The global campaign, led by the international development agency the United …

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