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About obstetric fistula

This page provides information about obstetric fistula, including stories from women who’ve been treated for fistula and the doctors who help prevent and treat the condition.

Watch the video below to hear about the work of RCOG Fellows and Members who are providing a fistula service, and to hear stories from women who’ve been treated for fistula.

Stories from women who’ve been affected by fistula

Read stories from women around the world who’ve experienced obstetric fistula:

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Find out about the RCOG’s work to prevent and treat obstetric fistula.

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