HEALTHCARE

Invest more in health to end fistula

Unfortunately, many women in Kenya continue to live with fistula.

In Summary

• Obstetric fistula is an abnormal hole between the urinary bladder and or rectum and vagina leading to incontinence of urine and or stool.

• This condition often results from prolonged obstructed labour among women with poor access to emergency caesarean section.

Last week the world celebrated International Day to End Obstetric Fistula.

It is unfortunate that while this condition is preventable and treatable, it is still very common today. The most ...

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