The Hamlin College of Midwives Midwives

December 18, 2016   Dr Catherine Hamlin has worked for almost 60 years to eradicate obstetric fistula in Ethiopia. She established the Hamlin College of Midwives in 2007 because she knew the only way to prevent childbirth injuries occurring in...
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Training Midwives to Prevent Fistula Midwives

November 8, 2019   In 1959, Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin travelled to Ethiopia for the first time. They had accepted a post advertised in the Lancet Medical Journal calling for doctors to work as obstetrician-gynaecologists and set up a...
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Meet Eyerus, a Senior Hamlin Midwife Midwives

June 5, 2019   Eyerus is 26 years old who, as the senior midwife at the Hamlin Midwifery Clinic at the Birakat government health centre, is supporting women in her community and helping to prevent obstetric fistula. A bright start...
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Hayat: a Hamlin Midwife’s Journey Midwives

May 1, 2019   An outstanding student becomes an outstanding midwife For Hayat Tesfaye, the Hamlin College of Midwives is more than just a place to study midwifery – it’s a place where young students grow and make memories to...
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Hamlin Midwives Return Home to Make a Difference 60for60

April 29, 2019   Seada and Mawerdi are like any Hamlin Midwives. They are two remarkable women who work tirelessly to save lives and provide quality maternal healthcare for women with limited access to healthcare. Following the completion of their...
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Hamlin’s success in preventing fistula Midwives

January 10, 2019   Transforming maternal health in rural Ethiopia Where a midwife is often the difference between life and death, the deployment of Hamlin midwives has transformed healthcare for rural mothers in Ethiopia. Nested among the hills of Eastern...
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