Gamaliel Sinabajije

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BACKGROUND In Burundi, the annual incidence of obstetric fistula is estimated to be 0.2-0.5% of all deliveries, with 1000-2000 new cases per year. Despite this relatively high incidence, national capacity for identifying and managing obstetric fistula is very limited. Thus, in July 2010, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) set up a specialised Obstetric Fistula(More)
SETTING Gitega Fistula Centre (GFC), a dedicated obstetric fistula repair centre providing comprehensive care at the Gitega District Hospital, rural Burundi. OBJECTIVES To describe 1) the proportion who returned for scheduled 3- and 6-month follow-up visits and 2) outcomes (fistula closure rates and continence status) at discharge from hospital and after(More)
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