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Fistula Care centers help patients recover from birth complications
March 7, 2019

Kadiatou Diallo has recovered from childbirth complications and has been able to resume normal life thanks to the Fistula Care center set up in Kissidougou by the USAID funded HSD project.

In 2018, Kadiatou Diallo suffered obstetric fistula during childbirth, after a very difficult labor and was isolated for seven long months.

She was admitted to the Prefectural Hospital in Kissidougou and her fistula repaired by the fistula care center. Kadiatou is now healed and she is grateful for the care she has received at the hospital.

This care center was installed by the Health Service Delivery (HSD) project funded by USAID. As part of the project, seven obstetric fistula treatment and reintegration centers have been installed around Guinea, where more than 500 women have already been treated. The project has also rehabilitated 37 health facilities and has installed or repaired 14 incinerators in health facilities countrywide.