A New Start for Fatuma Patients

18 March, 2021     Fatuma grew up surrounded by farms and mountains. In her small rural town of Gursum in Eastern Ethiopia, agriculture is the only source of income for families like hers. Tragically, Fatuma’s geographic isolation was also...
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Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Tekleselassie Meet our Clinical Team

9 March, 2021     Dr Tekleselassie Asres Gebreyohannes, surgeon at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital Dr Tekleselassie is a Fistula Surgeon at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. He is a trained obstetrician and gynaecologist with more than two decades...
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International Women’s Day 2021: Empowering Leaders Catherine

23 February, 2021     For this year’s International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the inspiring women who are building a more equitable and safer world. Notably, we are choosing to spotlight women who inspire and support other women to...
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Catherine Hamlin: Inspiring Girls in STEM for Generations Champions

18 February, 2021     Awareness of the need to increase the representation and advocacy of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has grown over the past decade. The push to encourage women into studying and pursuing careers...
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What is the Hamlin Model of Care? Hospital

16 February, 2021     “We don’t just treat the hole in the bladder, we treat the whole patient with love and tender care, literacy and numeracy classes, a brand-new dress and money to travel home.” – Dr Catherine Hamlin...
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Treated with Love: Etagegn’s Story Patients

4 February, 2021     Etagegn’s story is one of heartbreaking lows and hopeful highs: from a remote village near Limmu in the Oromiya Region, to the agony of obstetric fistula, to the optimism of a life restored after being...
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Hamlin Impact Report: November-December 2020 Hospital

28 January, 2021     The extraordinary medical professionals at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia have made significant progress over the last few months, despite the enormous challenges they have faced. Their unwavering determination to continue Dr Catherine Hamlin’s work is an...
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