Contact: Lisa Chensvold
University of North Carolina Health Care
Caption: At Bwaila Maternity Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, Dr. Jeff Wilkinson's patient recovers from surgery to repair a fistula she developed during childbirth. The patient's sister (with her baby) serves as her "guardian" while in the hospital.
Credit: UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases
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