Remembering Catherine Catherine

March 26, 2020     Last week we lost one of the world’s great humanitarians, Dr Catherine Hamlin. Dr Hamlin was the co-founder of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia and a pioneer in obstetric fistula surgery. Catherine passed away peacefully at her...
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Catherine Hamlin was a living, breathing saint Catherine

March 25, 2020   By Carolyn Hardy, Chief Executive Officer, Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation    You can live a lifetime and not meet a saint. Catherine Hamlin was a living, breathing saint. I’ve worked in the international development sector for...
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Obituary: Dr Catherine Hamlin Catherine

March 19, 2020   Official Obituary from Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation Dr Catherine Hamlin 1924 – 2020 “When I die, this place will go on for many, many years until we have eradicated fistula altogether – until every woman in...
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Catherine and Reg arrive in Ethiopia 60for60

March 19, 2020     After accepting the call in the Lancet Journal and deciding to work in Ethiopia, Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin had to quickly get to work navigating the maternal health landscape in mid-twentieth century Ethiopia. Their...
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Answering the Call 60for60

March 18, 2020     Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin knew that they needed to build a life together that was fulfilling and challenging. As experienced and forward-thinking obstetrician-gynaecologists, they had both experienced working in several overseas postings, yet when...
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Catherine – The Early Years 60for60

March 18, 2020     Elinor ‘Catherine’ Nicholson was born in 1924 and raised in the Sydney suburb of Ryde, at The Hermitage, built by John Blaxland in 1842. One of six children of Elinor and Theodore Nicholson, she went...
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Empowering women with birdsnest Champions

March 11, 2020   We are thrilled to announce an exciting collaboration with birdsnest! birdsnest, one of Australia’s favourite fashion retailers, is stocking Hamlin’s stunning range of Fair Trade scarves and patient-made wraps. Like us, birdsnest make it their daily...
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Would I go again? In a heartbeat! Champions

March 3, 2020   The Hamlin Ethiopian Adventure is the trip of a lifetime and one not easily forgotten, but don’t take our word for it. Hear from Liz, a participant on our November 2019 trip to Northern Ethiopia.    My...
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“I’m trying to wake the world up” Catherine

March 3, 2020   Read this wonderful article written by Aurora Prize about Dr Catherine Hamlin and her 61 years dedicated to women in Ethiopia.  First published on February 29, 2020 on the Aurora Prize website here.    Dr Catherine...
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