Three women have spoken out about their struggles with Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) and it is very ugly. Since an uncle forced Eunice Fidelis into early marriage at the age of 12, despondency and sorrow have been her closest companions.
According to medical experts, Vesico Virginal Fistula (VVF), is defined as a hole that develops between the vagina and the bladder, resulting in uncontrollable leaking of urine through the vagina. Causes are early marriage, prolonged labour, poor maternal and antenatal care, malnutrition
According to medical experts, Vesico Virginal Fistula (VVF), is defined as a hole that develops between the vagina and the bladder, resulting in uncontrollable leaking of urine through the vagina. The most common cause of VVF is prolonged labour, early marriage,
The Medical Director, National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Abakaliki, Professor Sunday Adeoye, has warned women to stop putting foreign materials in their vagina in order to tighten it. He also warned against the use of local herbs like Alum to tighten
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), in a news report by The Nation said it has arrested a 15-year old girl, Fatima K. She is believed to be a former wife of a Boko Haram factional leader, Mamman Nur.
Stephanie Linus, who runs an NGO, Extended Hands Foundation, came to work hand in hand with the Kebbi state government and has distributed empowerment materials to 50 Visico-Vaginal-Fistula, VVF victims, after they received successful operations, covered by her NGO. VVF