‘I taught myself fistula surgery with the help of a patient’

On World Fistula Day, 23 May, we speak with Dr Andrew Browning, who was awarded an AM in this year’s Australia Day honours for his service to the international community through the provision of obstetric care to women in Africa, which included performing 7000 fistula repairs over 13 years.

What inspired you to become an obstetrician-gynaecologist?