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African Nations Using Innovative Solutions To Prevent, Treat Fistula

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Africa fights fistula with mobile money and community ambassadors
“From training community ambassadors to encourage women with fistula to seek treatment, to cash for transport to hospitals, African nations are finding new ways to deal with the agonizing childbirth injury that ruins the lives of millions of girls and women. … [D]espite being preventable, across the developing world, more than two million girls and women still suffer from the painful, debilitating condition…” (Lazareva, 7/17).