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Fistula is a childbirth injury that happens when a woman who needs a c-section doesn’t get a good one in time. After losing her child the woman is left with an injury that devastates her life.

more about us

Who we are

Our vision and values, and the partners and people who fuel our mission to end fistula.

what we do

The problems holding the world back from ending fistula and what we do to solve them.

why it matters

There are lots of important issues but there are three reasons why you should care about fistula.

gender Equality

Join us at Tableau Conference 2019 in Las Vegas.  We will announce the start of a program that uses data to make a more equal world. 

Join us at Makeover Monday Live

We will be working with our friends at Makeover Monday to launch this new effort at TC19. Tuesday, November 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Use #Viz5 to show your support

Gender Equality is SDG 5 and you can show your support for using data to drive equality by using the hashtag #viz5 throughout the conference and beyond


We are bringing cutting edge technology to the fistula sector to help improve quality and drive collaboration.

Let's Go far together

we're working with the government of madagascar to make

50 communes fistula free

Treat Every Patient

We will find every woman living with fistula and help them reach medical care

spread the word

We will help communities understand that fistula is a treatable injury

Care for new cases

We will set up referral networks so that any new case of fistula can be treated within 6 months

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