"I am nothing": experiences of loss among women suffering from severe birth injuries in Tanzania

@inproceedings{Mselle2011IAN,
  title={"I am nothing": experiences of loss among women suffering from severe birth injuries in Tanzania},
  author={Lilian Teddy Mselle and Karen Marie Moland and Bj\org Evjen-Olsen and Abu Mvungi and Thecla W Kohi},
  booktitle={BMC women's health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the increased attention on maternal mortality during recent decades, which has resulted in maternal health being defined as a Millennium Development Goal (MDG), the disability and suffering from obstetric fistula remains a neglected issue in global health. Continuous leaking of urine and the physical, emotional and social suffering associated with it, has a profound impact on women's quality of life. This study seeks to explore the physical, cultural and psychological… CONTINUE READING

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