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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

From patient to proud businesswoman

Leyat and her husband Amarech spent all their money searching for a cure for Leyat’s obstetric fistula injuries. Her life changed when she arrived at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. ...

October 13th, 2022 Read More

New equipment ordered thanks to you

In September 2022, we held our first ever Giving Day to raise funds for vital medical equipment at Hamlin's regional Fistula hospitals. By 8pm, something amazing had happened. ...

October 6th, 2022 Read More

Two new Board Members join CHFF

On 26 May 2022, we welcomed two exceptional new Board members to the Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation team. Professor Caroline Homer AO and Greg Morris will bring a wealth of experience in maternal health and not-for-profit leadership to the Board. As we welcome these two new Board members, we sadly farewell Philippa Ellis, who has […]...

May 26th, 2022 Read More
Nurse and patient

Celebrating International Nurses Day 2022

Today is International Nurses Day 2022 and all of us at the Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation are reflecting on the incredible work of Hamlin nurses, and those around the world. During the last couple of years of unprecedented pressure and demand on health care staff, due to the pandemic, the frontline work of nurses has […]...

May 11th, 2022 Read More