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The ISOFS 8th International Conference aims to bring together the global fistula community to share experiences related to fistula surgery; Disclose the latest scientific studies in the field of obstetrics / gynecology and health - related areas; Share innovative and successful programs for the elimination of the obstetric fistula by 2030 following the SDGs targets; and promote the activities of the entire sector as a way to strengthen partnerships between governments, civil society, private sector and development partners. 

Every two years, ISOFS organizes an international conference in different host countries. These conferences work to promote the highest standard of obstetric fistula care accessible to women in a safe, effective and ethical manner. The conference also serves as an opportunity to expose fistula surgeons and other health professionals, researchers, social workers, activists, and partners from Africa, Asia and globally, working in the field of obstetric fistula and associated areas. 


For the first time, ISOFS will held the International Conference in Maputo - Mozambique, in Southern African region, and in a Lusophone country (Portuguese speaking country), to bring approximately 150 national and international delegates. The conference will include 2 days of Pre-conference Workshops, 1 day of Fistula International Working Group meeting, and 2 days of Official ISOFS Conference.

Venue: Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center

Adress: Av Marginal 4441 - Maputo


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