6 ways a fistula repair contributes to a fairer world Catherine

September 28, 2018   The UN’s sustainable development goals provide a vision for a better future for all. Here’s how our work fits in. Imagine you’re a young woman who’s gone through days of labour, delivered a stillborn child, then...
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Fistula-free and thriving Desta Mender

September 19, 2018   A decade of suffering When Yitaktu’s father brought her to Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital, she could barely walk. Yitaktu was just a teenager when she suffered an obstetric fistula, which left her incontinent and with...
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Life after fistula Desta Mender

September 14, 2018   Elfinesh has been running her shop for the last three years, where she sells a wide variety of products needed for life in the rural Ethiopian town of Begi. You could find just about anything you...
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Yeshi’s story Desta Mender

September 5, 2018   A dark time Yeshi was just a teenager when she suffered a severe obstetric fistula, due to an obstructed labour 20 years ago. The experience was so traumatic, she does not talk about it. What we...
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A note from Beletshachew Tadesse Desta Mender

September 5, 2018   Beletshachew Tadesse is Hamlin’s Rehabilitation and Reintegration Manager. She recently wrote to us about Yeshi – one of Desta Mender’s first patients and one of the first women to benefit from Hamlin’s rehabilitation and reintegration program. ...
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Rotary restoring lives Champions

August 28, 2018   A horrific – preventable – childbirth injury During High Tea for Hamlin season, we are always blown away by the support we receive from community groups who host events to raise funds and awareness for the...
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Catherine’s Lemon Drizzle Cake Catherine

August 23, 2018   Cake Recipe by Dr Catherine Hamlin Cake Prepared and Photographed by Jacki Fanto of Blissfully Sweet If you sign up to host a High Tea for Hamlin, you’ll receive three more of Team Hamlin’s favourite recipes!...
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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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