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Training Years: 2012-2013

Training Site: UNC Project Malawi

Country: Malawi

Mentors: Jeffrey Wilkinson; Bill Miller, MD, PhD

Title: The family planning experiences and beliefs of Malawian women living with obstetric fistula (OF)

Project Objectives:

Aim 1: Examine family planning experiences, intentions, and beliefs of women with OF.

Aim 2: Examine the beliefs regarding the etiology and risk factors of OF, among women with OF.

Aim 3: Examine the beliefs regarding the feasibility and acceptability of family planning promotion as primary prevention for OF, among women with OF.

NIH Support: Fogarty fellowship postdoctoral training award, ORWH supplement

Career Development Award: K01-TW009657 (2016-2021) Evaluation of the immunologic and genital tract changes among Malawian women using the depot medroxyprogesterone and the levonorgestrel implant: a randomized controlled trial

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