Category: HFE Team

Woman learning farming

Groundbreaking initiative places women’s empowerment first, as Dr Catherine Hamlin’s ‘Joy Village’ turns 20 years old.

Press release: A ground-breaking initiative in Ethiopia is aiming to empower women who have faced years of social isolation and suffering due to devastating fistula injuries, and therefore struggle to make an income independently. The Women’s Empowerment Program at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s Desta Mender (founded by pioneering Australian Dr Catherine Hamlin) is training survivors of […]...

October 27th, 2022 Read More
Hamlin fistula ethiopia woman

20 years of Desta Mender

2022 marks 20 years since Catherine established Desta Mender, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s Rehabilitation and Reintegration Centre....

October 14th, 2022 Read More
Doctors in surgery

Hamlin Impact Report: July-December 2021

In the six months from July to December 2021, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia have changed the lives of more than 1,100 women. This is thanks to the Hamlin team's clinical skills and steady support from donors...

February 14th, 2022 Read More

International Day of the Midwife

Today is the International Day of the Midwife; for the Hamlin Team, it is an opportunity to celebrate the incredible work that Hamlin Midwives do each year. Each week, midwives at over 50 Hamlin-supported midwifery clinics deliver around 600 babies and undertake more than 1400 antenatal care visits and more than 500 postnatal visits. Skilled […]...

May 4th, 2020 Read More