Community awareness about risk factors, presentation and prevention and obstetric fistula in Nabitovu village, Iganga district, Uganda

@article{Kasamba2013CommunityAA,
  title={Community awareness about risk factors, presentation and prevention and obstetric fistula in Nabitovu village, Iganga district, Uganda},
  author={Nassar Kasamba and Dan Kabonge Kaye and Scovia Nalugo Mbalinda},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  year={2013},
  volume={13},
  pages={229 - 229}
}
BackgroundObstetric fistula is a worldwide problem that is devastating for women in developing countries. The cardinal cause of obstetric fistula is prolonged obstructed labour and delay in seeking emergency obstetric care. Awareness about obstetric fistula is still low in developing countries. The objective was to assess the awareness about risk factors of obstetric fistulae in rural communities of Nabitovu village, Iganga district, Eastern Uganda.MethodsA qualitative study using focus group… 
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