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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Why the Hamlin Model of Care is needed in Uganda Uganda

January 16, 2018   A case study from our new partner, Terrewode Mirembe was only a teenager when she found herself pregnant with her first child in rural Uganda. Virtually a newlywed and with little in common with her husband’s...
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We’ve updated our name! Catherine

January 2, 2018   Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation In honour of Dr Catherine Hamlin’s ongoing, inspirational work, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia (Australia) has updated its name to the Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation. Dr Catherine Hamlin had an extraordinary year in 2017. She...
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A new chapter in her story Desta Mender

December 20, 2017 Fetenech has a smile that beams. The 28-year-old has her own coffee house, which has prospered since she started it three years ago. “I am born again and want to focus on my bright future ahead,” she...
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Rewriting women’s stories Desta Mender

December 17, 2017 Hamlin strives to give every woman the dignity and fullness of life they deserve. In some cases an operation to fix a fistula is very straight forward. In other cases, such as in the case of 34-year-old...
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Our life-changing work Hospital

December 16, 2017 An obstetric fistula can often be repaired with just a single operation. An operation that can take little more than 60 minutes. Sometimes the recovery is very quick, sometimes in more severe cases it takes longer. However...
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