Sexual and reproductive health

Care of girls and women living with female genital mutilation

A clinical handbook

Authors:
WHO

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Number of pages: 425
Publication date: 2018
Languages: English
ISBN: 978-92-4-151391-3

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This handbook is for health care providers involved in the care of girls and women who have been subjected to any form of female genital mutilation (FGM). This includes obstetricians and gynaecologists, surgeons, general medical practitioners, midwives, nurses and other country-specific health professionals. Health-care professionals providing mental health care, and educational and psychosocial support – such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and health educators – will also find this handbook helpful.

This clinical handbook is based on the WHO Guidelines on the management of health complications from female genital mutilation, 2016.

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