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How My Decision Not to go to Hospital Early Cost me Dearly

We met 45-year-old Catherine Chebet at the 13th Fistula National Camp held at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in July 2019. A teary but beaming Catherine, who hails from Bomet county, shared her fistula journey with us. “My second pregnancy was one that I enjoyed; it was smooth without any complications. However, the outcome was …Read More

I Feared Getting Pregnant Again Because of My Traumatic Birth Experience

Adelaide Khabere Ganira is a 46-year-old mother of two daughters, aged 26 years and 24 years. Originally from Kaimosi in Western Kenya, Adelaide is a businesswoman who operates in Kiserian, Kajiado County. Adelaide has lived with a fistula for the last two decades. She talks about this journey. “My experience began after I delivered my …Read More

Kisii Fistula Camp 16th-22nd September 2012

Introduction Amref VVF camps started in Kisii in 2009 and since then Amref in partnership with Freedom from Fistula and Flying Doctors Society and other partners have held annual camps in this site. During this camp the No. Of   Consultations were (60) and Operations (52). Major cases seen in the camp include VVF, RVF, and …Read More