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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Ruziya – an empowered woman Desta Mender

October 17, 2017 Every day the passionate staff at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia welcome and treat patients who have suffered an obstetric fistula. Nothing shows the impact of our work better than the stories of these women who have had their...
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“Hamlin made me a woman again.” – Aster’s story Desta Mender

October 4, 2017   Prolonged and unrelieved obstructed labour Aster thinks she’s 22 years old. She is from a remote village 100kms south of Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. Aster grew up rearing cattle and her family rely solely on farming as...
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Three years of helping others Supporters

September 29, 2017   High Tea for Hamlin is well and truly underway with supporters all around Australia (and the world) busy hosting events throughout Spring. Each event is raising funds and awareness for the important work of Dr Catherine...
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From isolation to independence: Beburuyosh’s story Desta Mender

September 20, 2017   18 years with a fistula During her first pregnancy, Beburuyosh had an obstructed labour that lasted four agonising days. Whilst 5% of women globally experience an obstructed labour, access to maternal healthcare will mean the difference...
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Fourteen years of dedication – Melkitu Hospital

September 7, 2017 The work of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia could not be achieved without the dedication and support of an enormous amount of people. The wonderful, loyal Ethiopian staff form the backbone of Hamlin. There are over 550 staff across various...
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