G.M.B. Akash

Dhaka, BANGLADESH

A patient at the Fistula Treatment Centre in the Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Over 71,000 women live with fistula in Bangladesh, with the World Health Organisation estimating over 2.5 million cases worldwide. The UNFPA have trained 45 doctors and 30 nurses to treat the disability at the centre in Dhaka. Obstetric fistula, which can occur after days of obstructed labour, is both treatable and preventable, yet it carries with it a huge stigma, and can have devastating consequences, usually killing the baby and leaving the woman with chronic incontinence.

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G.M.B. Akash
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Dhaka
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BANGLADESH
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