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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Hamlin insights: Lete Catherine

July 30, 2018   Lete and Catherine, 57 years of friendship “Lete is our Hospital’s inspiration and in her quiet and dignified Ethiopian way has helped thousands of patients who have received her loving care. Her character shines out by...
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Everyone loves cake Champions

July 24, 2018   Spring is just around the corner, and with it High Tea for Hamlin registrations have opened once again. By hosting a High Tea for Hamlin, you will become part of a group of extraordinary people who help...
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Team Hamlin pays tribute to Sonia Fenton Champions

July 20, 2018   Sydney businesswoman and philanthropist, Sonia Fenton, visited The Hospital By The River for the first time in 2013. During her visit, she met with Dr Hamlin, staff and patients. She was so touched by the plight...
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Two midwives making a difference Midwives

July 13, 2018   July is graduation season for students at the Hamlin College of Midwives! As the 8th round of students prepare for their graduation ceremony tomorrow July 14, we speak to Meron and Firomi – two of Hamlin’s...
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Hamlin hospital in focus: Mettu Hospital

July 23, 2018   With a population of over 100 million, Ethiopia surpasses Australia’s population four-fold. Despite this, there are only approximately 156 hospitals in Ethiopia, in stark contrast to the more than 700 public (and over 600 private) hospitals...
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An incredible transformation Patients

June 13, 2018   When she first fell pregnant at 14, Mekdes was unlike most Ethiopian women, she was able to access maternal care. Although accessing this medical care was far from easy from her small rural village in North...
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More than just sympathy Desta Mender

June 4, 2018   Sometimes the suffering and damage caused by obstetric fistula is so great that even after successful surgery, patients can’t immediately return to their homes. Instead they go to Desta Mender, a rehabilitation centre that provides a...
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