Restoring dignity: Social reintegration after obstetric fistula repair in Ukerewe, Tanzania

@article{Pope2011RestoringDS,
  title={Restoring dignity: Social reintegration after obstetric fistula repair in Ukerewe, Tanzania},
  author={Rachel J Pope and Maggie Bangser and Jennifer Requejo},
  journal={Global Public Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={859 - 873}
}
Abstract This study explores barriers and facilitating factors women experience re-integrating into society after treatment of an obstetric fistula in rural Tanzania. A total of 71 women were interviewed in the Mwanza region of Tanzania, including a community control group. The majority of the women who received successful surgical repairs reported that, over time, they were able to resume many of the social and economic activities they engaged in prior to the development of a fistula. Familial… Expand
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