Newsletters

Our quarterly newsletters provide updates about the life-changing work of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, as well as updates from Australia. We are excited for you to stay in touch about how you are helping to make childbirth injuries a thing of...
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Tarekech in the gardens of Hamlin's Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital

A New Start for Tarekech Patients

20 October, 2021     Obstetric fistula took a year from Tarekech’s life. For months, her childbirth injury caused Tarekech to feel ashamed and worried about the state of her bed sheets and clothes. Thanks to the work of Hamlin...
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Claire’s Walk to Eradicate Fistula Champions

5 October, 2021   Claire Wind is a true Hamlin Champion. She is passionate about maternal and infant health, and was motivated to fundraise for Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation. While studying her Bachelor of Midwifery degree in Sydney, Claire decided...
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Hamlin’s Exciting New Women’s Empowerment Program Desta Mender

16 September, 2021     Empower women, empower communities Dr Catherine Hamlin believed that treating an obstetric fistula patient isn’t just treating a hole in the bladder, but rather the whole woman with love and care. In 2002, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia...
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transforming lives through fistula repair surgery

Transforming Lives, Thanks To You treatment

16 September, 2021     An obstetric fistula injury can often be repaired with a single, life-changing surgery. Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s Clinical Team has performed more than 60,000 fistula-repair surgeries – transforming more lives than any other fistula treatment facility...
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Tremendous Commitment

16 September, 2021     A message from Carolyn Hardy: Chief Executive Officer, Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation It is almost one year since Healing Lives was published telling the untold story of the inspiring friendship between Mamitu Gashe and Catherine...
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Elfinesh’s Life After Fistula Desta Mender

31 August, 2021     Elfinesh has been running her shop for the last three years, where she sells a wide variety of products needed for life in a rural town in northwestern Ethiopia. You could find just about anything...
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