Obstetric Fistula, Uganda, Terrewode Women's Community Hospital (59 images)

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Terrewode, an organization for fistula care based in Soroti, central Uganda, has helped women of all ages heal from obstetric fistula injuries since 2002. Alice Emasu and her staff are devoted to surgically treating and preventing this birth injury that causes chronic incontinence, isolation, shame and hopelessness to 2000 rural Ugandan women annually. Terrewode has begun building the first women's hospital in Uganda, dedicated to treatment and prevention of fistula with major financial...
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