Obstetric Fistula: A Window into Disparities in Women’s Health & A Call for Reimagining Global Health Engagements
with Rahel Nardos, MD, MCR, FPMRS
Dr. Nardos discusses the state of maternal health globally using obstetric fistula as a window into the vast inequities in maternal outcomes. She highlights the structural and social determinants of disparities in maternal health and puts forth a call to action for impactful engagement. WATCH NOW
Journal Club - Capacity Building in Global Health
We reviewed the article by our very own Dr. Nardos et al as an example of capacity building projects in global health. We discussed both the specific example of expanding the availability of Obstetrics and Gynecology subspecialty training in low and middle income countries, but also more broadly of how to build long term relationships in global health that promote capacity building and infrastructure.
- Capacity building in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery: Global Health Partnership beyond fistula care in Ethiopia
Journal Club - Social and Structural determinants of health
Dr. Tsagenesh Selameab of HealthPartners and Dr. Rahel Nardos co-led this discussion. Participants reviewed the cases and drew from their own practices to identify structural causes of health inequality and how to identify barriers to care in their practices. Strategies for more equitable counseling and identification of health inequities were reviewed.
- Social and Structural Determinants of Health Inequities in Maternal Health
- Reproductive (In)justice- Two Patients with Avoidable Poor Reproductive Outcomes
Global Surgery & Disparities Program Monthly Forum
with Rahel Ghebre, MD, MPH
During this webinar, Dr. Rahel Ghebre discusses her ongoing work in sub-Saharan Africa as part of the Global Surgery & Disparities Program Monthly Forum series. Forums are open to the public and feature a rotating slate of guest presenters who share their expertise as it relates to the four main objectives of our program. WATCH NOW
An Interconnected World: A Profile of Dr. Rahel Nardos
by Gao Vang
As an expert in urogynecology, Nardos has helped many women with pelvic floor injuries and disorders. Along the way, she discovered that including an array of expertise in health care efforts led to better outcomes. READ MORE