Zonta International. Zonta International Project to eliminate Obstetric Fistula in Liberia. Zonta International. A heart-breaking problem that too few know about and even fewer support. Zonta International. Zonta International. A Woman Dies Every Minute in the developing world
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Project to eliminate Obstetric Fistula
A heart-breaking problem that too few know about
and even fewer support
A Woman Dies Every Minute
in the developing world
as a result of pregnancy and childbirth.
“In the 21st century no woman should have to give her life to give life”
…for every woman who dies there are twenty more who suffer from the consequences
of a difficult pregnancy or complicated childbirth.
At least 2,000,000 women
suffer from an obstetric fistula
There is good news:
90 per cent …
…is the success rate of state of the art reconstructive surgery.
national net income per person and year in Liberia
…out of 1,000 women in Liberia are between 15 and 19 years old when they give birth for the first time.
…and this is where the global Fistula Campaign of the UNFPA comes in:
information and prevention
$300 will give a woman
Back her life
$5 to feed a patient for one week after
surgery has been completed
$10 to transport a patient to the hospital
$80 for surgical tools
$60for a caesarean section
Ready to Return to Life
Fistula is a heart-breaking problemZonta can play a major role in
We can help these young women bygenerously donating to this critical
Zonta International Service Project
The fistula victims in Liberia thank you for your support