Dr. Charlotte Polle is the Chairperson for the Let’s End Fistula Initiative Kenya Board.
Dr. Polle is an Obstetrician/Gynaecologist and FIGO accredited fistula surgeon. She is also a Public Health Specialist, with an MPH from Johns Hopkins University especially focusing on women and reproductive health. She is currently faculty at the School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kenyatta University as well as adjunct faculty in the School of Public Health, Department of Population and Reproductive Health at the same University. Outside her Lecturer role she conducts fistula and pelvic floor surgeries around the country especially among the less fortunate in society who are not able to afford care.
She is also a Board Member of Fistula Foundation, a US based organization that focuses on treatment of obstetric fistula. She is a member of various professional bodies including Kenya Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society, Kenya Medical Association, Kenya Association of Female Surgeons.