Tag Archive | Rectovaginal Fistula
Here is another informative article from the World Wide Fistula Fund on OT and obstetric fistula ‘Occupational Therapy and Obstetric Fistula’. The guest writer for this blog was Dr. Cambey Mikush, a recent graduate from Washington University in St. Louis with a doctorate in Occupational Therapy. Whilst not related to whats really happening in developed […]
Although the World Wide Fistula Fund is for women suffering from obstetric fistula in developing countries, there are still some great guests who blog on a regular basis. Loran Hollander is a WWF Fund Rehabilitation Officer and she has recently written a blog on ‘Overcoming patient fear to improve fistula recovery’. Well worth the read. […]
One of our lovely members has created a natural barrier salve perfect for ladies suffering from painful skin conditions as a result of an obstetric fistula. Fistulas are not only are a nuisance for those suffering with a fistula, but they can be very painful due to the effect the fluid has on the […]
In 2012 the United Nations put out a report stating that Obstetric Fistula has been eradicated in developed countries. It was a pretty arrogant statement considering the women I had met and spoken to since 2011 who have suffered this debilitating condition and the fact that the UN offered no explanation as to how they […]
You may remember Sarah’s story and her visit to Uganda in my previous blog posts. She recently revisited ‘The Doctors’ about her rectovaginal surgery results and chatted about Rectovaginal Fistula surgery. You can watch the video here.
Read what it is like to live with an Obstetric Fistula. A blog written by one of our members. http://sarahwithafistula.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/hello-world/
Recently one of our Living with Obstetric Fistula members travelled to Uganda to visit the Fistula clinics. Last year Sarah was instrumental in highlighting our plight on American TV when she and her surgeon talked about Obstetric Fistula on the American Doctors show. As a result of this, she was given the opportunity to travel […]