Obstetric Fistula "Disease" and Ensuing Care: Patients' Views in West-Africa.

@article{Maulet2015ObstetricF,
  title={Obstetric Fistula "Disease" and Ensuing Care: Patients' Views in West-Africa.},
  author={Nathalie Maulet and Abdramane Berth{\'e} and Salamatou Traor{\'e} and J C M Macq},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={112-23}
}
We explored obstetric fistula patients' real-life experience of care in modern Health System. Our aim was to analyze how these women's views impacted their care uptake and coping. We conducted 67 in-depth interviews with 35 fistula patients or former patients in 5 fistula repair centers within referral hospitals in Mali and Niger. Perceptions of obstetric fistula influenced the care experience and vice versa. Obstetric fistula was viewed as a severe chronic disease due to length of care process… CONTINUE READING

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