Fitsari 'dan Duniya. An African (Hausa) praise song about vesicovaginal fistulas.

  title={Fitsari 'dan Duniya. An African (Hausa) praise song about vesicovaginal fistulas.},
  author={L Lewis Wall},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={100 6},
The vesicovaginal fistula from prolonged obstructed labor is a condition that is no longer seen in the affluent, industrialized world, yet it continues to exist in epidemic proportions in sub-Saharan Africa, where several million women are estimated to suffer from this condition. The unremitting urinary incontinence that is produced by a fistula causes these women to become social outcasts. The problem is particularly acute in Nigeria, where the Federal Ministry of Women's Affairs estimates… CONTINUE READING

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