Obstetric surgery is essential to ensuring maternal and child health


Why Surgery? 

  • Obstructed labor contributes to 9% of all maternal deaths
  • 2-3 million women live with obstetric fistula resulting from neglected obstructed
    labor, with up to 100,000 new cases occurring every year|
  • Timely detection and obstetric surgery can prevent up to 90% of maternal deaths

Why Maternal and Child

G4 Alliance Members Working in Obstetric Care