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Stephanie Linus supports vaginal surgeries for 20 women

06 November 2014, 06:47

Lagos -  Nollywood actress and producer, Stephanie Linus, and the  Extended Hands Foundation recently sponsored the corrective surgeries of 20 women with Vesicovaginal Fistula (VVF).

The surgeries were carried out at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

The foundation also donated surgical equipment and electrical supplies to the hospital.

Stephanie Linus shared the pictures on her Instagram page.

Also read:Vlisco, Stephanie Linus dare women to dream

Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) is a serious disability that can be experienced by women after childbirth.

 They are holes resulting from the breakdown in the tissue between the vaginal wall and the bladder or rectum, causing uncontrolled urine and feces.

Thanks to#DIVApads #SNEPCo #NNPC

A photo posted by Stephanie okereke (@stephanielinus) on

Repaired 20 Women with VVF.#RestoringDignity #AnExtendedHandsInitiative#SNEPCo #NNPC #ExtendedHandsFoundation

A photo posted by Stephanie okereke (@stephanielinus) on

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