Malibu Times- June 2016

Malibu came together to support women in desperate need at an event to raise funds and awareness about the work of Medicine for Humanity (MFH).
This Malibu-based charity, formed 21 years ago by Malibu residents Dr. Leo and Anne Lagasse, is dedicated to improving the health of women and mothers throughout the developing world.

MFH has been sending medical missions to Uganda for nine years to treat women suffering from fistula, a devastating obstetric injury caused during an obstructed labor. The question most often asked of MFH President and Medical Director Dr. Christopher Tarnay is, “Why go to Africa when there are so many people who need help at home in America?” He said, “Because that’s where the need is greatest.”

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