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Obstetric Fistula

4 hours

Each year between 50,000 to 100,000 women worldwide are affected by obstetric fistula and it is estimated that more than 2 million young women live with untreated obstetric fistula in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. This course addresses the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis, classification and management of obstetric fistula.

  • Module 1: Introduction, definition, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis and prevention of obstetric fistula
  • Module 2: Diagnosis and classification of obstetric fistula
  • Module 3: Management of obstetric fistula
  • Module 4: Social reintegration

This course, hosted by The Global Health Network, is available in English and Fran├žais.

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