Challenges in measuring obstetric fistula.

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Published in Int J Gynaecol Obstet on August 31, 2007


C Stanton1, S A Holtz, S Ahmed

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1: Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA.

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