About 800,000 women are living with VVF in Nigeria and about 20,000 are added to this number annually. The global number with the disease is put at 2,000,000.
Of the number in Nigeria, about 90 percent go untreated; this revelation was made by the
Most of the patients are in the Northern part of the country
Country head of Fistula Care Plus Nigeria, Dr. Habib Saduaki, during the premier of the film on VVF called DRY.
The film is sponsored by Nollywood Actor, Stephanie Linus, USAID and Fistula Care Nigeria Plus.