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MCAI responds to HIFA call for International Day to End Fistula


May 2015

Dr Neil Pakenham-Walsh of HIFA campaign (Health Information For All) and Global Healthcare Information Network, produced a statement call about vesicovaginal fistula for International Day to End Fistula, May 23rd 2015.  He also indicated the importance of task shifting – please click here to read his call.


In response Dr. Saye Dahn Baawo, MD, MSPH. Assistant Health Minister for Curative Services, Ministry of Health, Liberia and Dr. Obed W. Dolo, MD, Medical Director, CB Dunbar Maternity Hospital, Specialist Obstetrician/Gynecologist & Trainer and Professor David P Southall, OBE, MD, FRCPCH.  Honorary Medical Director, Maternal and Childhealth Advocacy International, Scotland have produced a statement – please click here to read the response.


This response indicates the support for our ongoing task shifting project in Liberia involving the training of midwives to undertake advanced obstetric procedures, including Caesarian section. Click here to read more about our ground breaking midwife training and task shifting in Liberia


Click here to download the 'Better Off Dead' PDF - A report on maternal morbidity from the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health (From May 2009) which has more information about Obstetric Fistula

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