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Management of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in surgical candidates for obstetric fistula repair

“Management of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in surgical candidates for obstetric fistula repair.”

Published in the Lancet Global Health co-authored by MIA president and surgeon, Karolynn Echols, MD. 

This piece constitutes a relevant contribution to the ongoing discourse on how to overcome complex surical problems encountered in many low-income countries – the kind that will be forefront of the global health community’s 2014 agenda. This work also integrates the existing evidence into our management of surgical candidates for fistula surgery who are also infected with worms and constitutes a triumph in bridging the low-income-high-income country and non-governmental organization-governmental organizations. Read more.

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