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23 May 2016 - 23 May 2016


International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

An estimated 2 million women and girls are living with obstetric fistula, a hole or tear between the birth canal and the rectum or bladder that results in chronic incontinence, dangerous infections and, due to the stigma that surrounds it in many communities, a lifetime of discrimination. Sufferers often endure depression, social isolation and deepening poverty. Many women live with the condition for years – or even decades – because they cannot afford to obtain treatment.


4 May 2016 - 5 May 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal

2nd National Midwifery Conference

Midwifery Society of Nepal (MIDSON) in collaboration with Ministry of Health is hosting the 2nd National Midwifery Conference on 4-5 May 2016. The theme of the conference is“Reaching the Unreached Women: Strengthening Midwifery Services in Post-Earthquake in line with Policy Decision 2006 in Nepal”.


2 May 2016 - 3 May 2016