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And She Lost Her Dignity…

Nigeria has the highest obstetric fistula prevalence rates in Africa and an estimated 400, 000 to 800, 000 women suffer from fistula in Nigeria. It is common in countries with high maternal mortality rate like Nigeria; where lifetime risk of a woman dying during childbirth is 1 in 18.

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Roundup: Progressive Voter Guides, Blog Action Day on Poverty

Information on the issues for progressive voters; Blog Action Day 2008 focuses on poverty; Health lawyers raise concerns about proposed South Dakota abortion ban; HIV vaccine researchers learned from halted STEP trial; HIV stigmatization in Nigeria.

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Sex and Childbearing After HIV Diagnosis

Heather Boonstra, Kevin Moody and Fiona Pettit address the success of antiretroviral treatment and the new set of challenges for people around the world living with HIV.

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