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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A Summit Advocating for the Advancement of Women’s Rights Research

January 17, 2020     On 10th December over 100 stakeholders, advocates and dignitaries attended an advocacy event organised by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Ethiopian Ministry of Women, Children and Youth Affairs, and the Ethiopian Human Rights...
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2020: International Year of the Midwife Midwives

January 8th, 2020     The World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Through this designation, the WHO is recognising the work of the world’s 22 million nurses and two...
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The Need to Go Regional Hospital

January 7th, 2020     For her 96th birthday this year, Catherine has one wish: to upgrade and stock urgently needed new equipment for Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s five regional hospitals. These hospitals were created to reach and treat as many...
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Running a Fistula Hospital During the Red Terror 60for60

December 27, 2019     As Ethiopian civil, political and economic life was utterly uprooted by the Derg regime, Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin tenaciously opened the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in 1975. They displayed even greater bravery and perseverance...
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Depression and Fistula – the Harsh Reality Research

December 18th, 2019   The heartbreaking reality of an obstetric fistula injury for women in sub-Saharan Africa is that its consequences go far beyond the physical damage caused by the traumatic childbirth. For women suffering from fistula, the constant leakage...
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Hamlin & PMNCH – Stronger Together Research

December 16th, 2019   “…we cannot achieve our goals without each other. Partnership is not an option, it is a must” – Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization and former Vice-Chair of PMNCH The Hamlin –...
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Thank You Message from our CEO and Board Champions

December 16th, 2019 Thank you for your compassion this year This year marked the 60th anniversary of Dr Catherine Hamlin’s work for the world’s most marginalised women. There are many measures of her extraordinary impact over the past six decades. The...
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Your Supporter Survey Results! Champions

December 16th, 2019   Thank you to all our supporters who were so generous with their time and completed our recent survey. We are thrilled to share with you some key takeaways from the survey. Firstly, 75% of you said...
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