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Every challenge is here: Fistula in Ethiopia

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In 1958, obstetrician and gynaecologist Catherine Hamlin and her husband—also a doctor—answered an advertisement inThe Lancet to set up a midwifery school in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Within days of arriving, the Australian couple saw obstetric fistula cases for the first time. An obstetric fistula is a hole between the vagina and rectum or bladder that is […]

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