Transforming Lives Beyond Borders 60for60

May 17, 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin has dedicated 60 years of her life to eradicating obstetric fistula in Ethiopia. During her time in Ethiopia, over 60,000 fistula sufferers have received life-changing treatment, and the maternal health landscape of the...
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A Royal Meeting 60for60

May 10, 2019   With another exciting week for the Royal Family, the Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation looks back on the memorable moment in 2011 when Catherine met with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Lunch with the Queen Throughout her...
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The Hospital by the River Prologue Catherine

May 9, 2019 Sixty years ago, Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin travelled to Ethiopia for what was meant to be a three-year post. When they arrived they found thousands of women suffering from devastating fistula injuries. They knew they could...
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Hayat: a Hamlin Midwife’s Journey Midwives

May 1, 2019   An outstanding student becomes an outstanding midwife For Hayat Tesfaye, the Hamlin College of Midwives is more than just a place to study midwifery – it’s a place where young students grow and make memories to...
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Hamlin Midwives Return Home to Make a Difference 60for60

April 29, 2019   Seada and Mawerdi are like any Hamlin Midwives. They are two remarkable women who work tirelessly to save lives and provide quality maternal healthcare for women with limited access to healthcare. Following the completion of their...
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Catherine Awarded with Honorary Ethiopian Citizenship 60for60

April 26, 2019   On 26th April 2012, Dr Catherine Hamlin was bestowed with an honorary Ethiopian citizenship in recognition of her dedication to the people of Ethiopia. In a ceremony in the Prime Ministerial Office, Catherine was given an...
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A Princess Came for Tea 60for60

April 15, 2019   Two remarkable women It was the meeting of two Australian women who have inspired thousands with their grace, humility and compassion for marginalised people. On 18 February 2015, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark...
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