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About FatmataCountry: Bo City, Sierra Leone
Condition: Fistula Repair
She is from the Fullah tribe in the district of Koinadugu. Fatmata suffers from fistula due to a prolonged labor which lasted for two days. She has had a fistula for over seven years. She knew of a previous patient who had been successfully treated by the West Africa Fistula Foundation (WAFF) and came to the government hospital Bo to be treated. She was very ill when she arrived and after she became healthier, she found relief in being around women like her. Fatmata's husband is a herder and she...Full profile »