Tag Archive: neonatal mortality

Dec 01

Maternal Mortality in Niger & Fashion International de la Mode Africaine 2011

Fashion Internationale de la Mode Africaine FIMA 2011 It was a pleasure to return to Niamey, Niger, this trip by far the most fashionable, sponsored by internationally renowned designer Alphadi and his innovative wife Kadidja, along with United States Ambassador Bisa Williams and the First Lady of Niger, colleague Dr Malika Issoufou Mahamadou. Promoting health and wellness …

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May 04

Obstetric Fistula Highlighted at 2011 Pakistan National Women’s Health Forum

Pakistan National Women’s Health Forum Highlights Efforts to End Obstetric Fistula I had the honor of speaking at The Pakistani National Forum on Women’s Health (PNFWH), held during the week of March 4th, 2011 in Karachi.  The event featured renowned experts in reconstructive pelvic surgery, fistula treatment and women’s health from the Middle East, Africa, …

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Sep 05

Ambulance by Chair takes you where? Nyatende Hospital, where fistula is rare.

Where does that Kalagane Ambulance Chair take you? Nyatende Hospital – 4 km away. Site Visit Nyatende Hospital (referral hospital for Kalagane Health Center) We spoke with the senior surgeon, Dr. Vincent Cibavunya. He has been there for 10 years. He has 6 MDs working with him at Nyatende now. This is a Catholic hospital, …

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