July 1, 2016

UNFPA urges Nigeria to declare state of emergency on VVF

According to estimates, Nigeria currently has over 800,000 Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) patients and 20,000 are estimated to be added to this number every year. However, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that supports Nigeria in the fight against the disease condition, repairs only about 100,000 patients annually. […]