In 25 years more than
DR ROCHAT’S ENCOUNTER WITH FRERE FLORENT.
1ST FISTULA SURGERY IN TOGO.
1993, Afagnan Hospital, Togo. In the operating room, Doctor Rochat discovers the obstetric fistula.
THE TANGUIÉTA MODEL IS DEVELOPED FROM BENIN.
It takes into account all aspects of global management of obstetric fistulas with also a social reintegration component.
12 training grants (Benin-Togo) and 1 in Madagascar in 2019
CREATION OF FISTULA GROUP, A PROGRAM INTEGRATED TO THE GFMER FOUNDATION.
GFMER conducts programs focusing on maternal health in developing countries.
Publications since the origins of Fistula Group:
FIRST COOPERATION WITH CAMEROON.
20,000 women are victims of fistula in Cameroon. In addition, there are 2,000 new cases per year. Only 30% of them manage to be taken care of.
Femmes opérées au Cameroun depuis le début du programme :
FIRST COOPERATION WITH BURKINA FASO.
Collaboration initiated with the NGO Sentinelles with the support of UNFPA.
Women operated on in Burkina Faso since the start of the program:
FIRST COOPERATION WITH GUINEA CONAKRY.
Beginning of the partnership with the dpt. of urology of the Faculty of Medicine, the Guinean Ministry of Health and EngenderHealth.
Women operated on in Guinea since the start of the program:
FIRST COOPERATION WITH CHAD.
Transversal collaboration with MSF which ended in 2013.
Women operated on in Chad between 2007 and 2013:
FIRST MISSIONS IN COTE D’IVOIRE.
Women operated on in Côte d’Ivoire since the start of the program:
FIRST MISSIONS IN MADAGASCAR.
Since 2019, cooperation with Madagascar is intensifying. The partnership with SALFA makes it possible to initiate a large-scale program on a particularly disaster-stricken island.