Welcome to
The Pelvic Floor Foundation of SA

The PFFSA is a registered Non-Profit Organization (NPO) that focuses on Female Pelvic Health with a vision that is founded on three pillars:

Collaboration

We conduct innovative research in collaboration with industry partners, using qualitative and quantitative methodology resulting in renouned studies.

Public Awareness

We promote public awareness through collaboration between industry, the public and the medical profession, utilising engagements with the media and fundraising events.

Professional Education

We nurture professional education by offering CPD certified training courses in the management of pelvic organ dysfunction, directed at doctors and physiotherapists.

Concerns of PFFSA

The Pelvic Floor Foundation of South Africa is an internationally recognized research group working to improve the understanding and treatment of pelvic floor disorders and road back to pelvic health.

 

FOCUS AREAS:

– Urogynaecology
– Urogynaecologist
– Sacrocolpopexy
– Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy
– Sacrospinous fixation
– Anterior and Posterior Repair
– Hysterectomy
– TVT
– Urinary Incontinence
– Pelvic Organ Prolapse
– Vaginal Prolapse

Women’s Health
and Incontinence

Community
Research
Trials

The PFFSA Team

Driven Focused and Committed

The PFFSA Team is comprised of experienced physicians and academics in Urogynaecology, in addition to other related and relevant fields.

The PFFSA team is unique in that each individual brings their own set of deep skills which, when taken together, fuels the growth of the organisation.

Together We Research, Innovate and Educate.

To Many, Our Foundation is a Source of Hope

We market the following type of devices to address women’s health issues: medical devices such as meshes, product 2, product 3, product 4, product 5, product 6, product 7, product 8 product 9, product 10.

Our Causes And Campaigns

Removing barriers to medical care

Obstetric Fistula

Multiple non-government and government agencies are working to end obstetric fistula. At present much of the work is uncoordinated. We’re working to change that.

Until we get childbirth right for everyone, we are failing humanity. What is Obstetric Fistula?

Correcting facial abnormality

The Smile Foundation

The Smile Foundation of SA assists children with treatable facial deformities through corrective Plastic and Reconstructive surgery.

Beneficiaries are generally patients suffering from cleft lip and palate, facial paralysis, etc.

Campaign Three

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Clinics held: 73
Patients: 2,948

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News

Tepha Inc. Announces the Presentation of Pre-Clinical and Clinical Data on the Use of P4HB™ Regenerative Scaffolds In Urogynecology

25 Sep 2019:  A leader and innovator in the fast-growing field of fully resorbable scaffolds that support soft tissue regeneration, Tepha Inc., announced today that four abstracts will be presented at the upcoming combined meeting of the American Urogynecology Association (AUGS) and the International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) in Nashville, TN on September 24th-28th, which evaluate the use of the company’s proprietary fully resorbable poly-4-hydroxybutyrate (P4HB) polymer scaffold for Female Pelvic Health applications. Fully resorbable scaffolds manufactured from Tepha’s P4HB polymer were first introduced in 2012 and have now been safely used in more than 200,000 surgical procedures around the world in both complex abdominal wall reconstruction as well as plastic and reconstructive surgery applications.

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We are an internationally recognized research group working to improve the understanding and treatment of pelvic floor disorders and road back to pelvic health.

Contact us:

Telephone:
+27 66 334 3978

Email:
info@pffsa.org

Physical address:
Foreshore, Cape Town 8000
South Africa

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