The first Fistula Faculty Meeting was held at Kitovu Hospital in August 2012. The meeting reviewed the recent Fistula Camp. The main purpose of the meeting was to bring together the fistula surgeons who have loyally come to Kitovu every year to conduct fistula repair surgery and train the Ugandan surgeons and gynecologists. The highlight of the meeting was the presentation of the awards:
For ‘Years of Service to Fistula Repair’ awarded to:
Dr. Brian Hancock
Dr. John Kelly (in absentia)
For ‘Service to Fistula Sufferers’ awarded to:
Winnie Nakalema, our dedicated coordinator of the Fistula Unit
Dr. Maura Lynch (Director)
Mother Winnie and Dr Maura have worked together at Kitovu for twenty five years.