Running with a Lightbulb: My Journey of Conquering Obstetric Fistula in Uganda

December 14, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Alice Emasu Seruyange, MSW, MBA
Founder & Executive Director, The Association for Rehabilitation and Reorientation of Women for Development (TERREWODE) & Terrewode Women’s Community Hospital

Alice Emasu Seruyange, MSW ’10, will share her story from idea conception and motivation through consensus development for holistic obstetric fistula care in Uganda. Her talk will include key learnings from establishing and operating Terrewode Women’s Community Hospital, the only dedicated fistula hospital in Uganda, as well as Terrewode’s fistula treatment camps. Alice will forecast priorities for the future, including strategies for building local capacity. This program is part of Washington University’s Africa Speaks series, presented in partnership with The Africa Initiative.

This event will take place virtually on Brown School’s Open Classroom. Please note, registration will close at the end of day the day prior to the event date.