When Catherine Met Reg 60for60

August 2, 2019   It was the beginning of a relationship that would go on to forever change the lives of thousands. Yet when the then Catherine Nicholson met Reginald Hamlin, there was little to indicate that the two doctors...
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Desta patients

Shamida: A Safe and Loving Workplace Desta Mender

August 2, 2019   Rehabilitation and reintegration are key to the Hamlin Model of Care. Shamida Ethiopia is one of the warm and welcoming places which provides employment for Hamlin patients who have been treated for obstetric fistula. Reintegrating fistula patients Central to...
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The Saint of Addis Ababa: A Life in Photos 60for60

August 2, 2019   To commemorate the 60th anniversary of Dr Catherine Hamlin’s arrival Ethiopia, her remarkable story has been captured in a beautiful, limited-edition, full-colour photography book. ‘Dr Catherine Hamlin AC – The Saint of Addis Ababa’ is a...
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Catherine Honoured with Women’s Leadership Award Catherine

July 26 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin has been honoured with the ‘NSW Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership’ by Women & Leadership Australia (video below). The award was in recognition of Catherine’s 60 years of dedication to the eradication...
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Ticket to Ride: Transporting Patients in the Early Years 60for60

July 26, 2019   One of the most significant barriers to good health for a woman in regional Ethiopia is the inability to access life-saving healthcare. Today, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia operates the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital and five regional hospitals,...
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Changing Women’s Lives in Ethiopia for 60 years Patients

July 19, 2019   Read this fantastic article written by the ABC’s Jane Hutcheon about her recent visit to Ethiopia and the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. First published on July 5, 2019 on the ABC News website, by Jane Hutcheon....
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Enat’s Journey 60for60

July 13, 2019   Throughout her 60 years in Ethiopia, Dr Catherine Hamlin has changed the lives of over 60,000 women; Enat’s story is just one of them. Life before fistula In Northern Ethiopia the jagged rockface of the mountains...
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Everyday Superheroes 60for60

July 9, 2019   Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin’s commitment to their patients has been manifested in a myriad of ways in the 60 years since they first arrived in Ethiopia. They persevered through military unrest, famine and a brutal...
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