The Gift of a Trusted Companion in Labour Midwives

26 November, 2020     The power of ONE to transform maternal health care. When a woman has access to a trusted companion, her childbirth experience and maternal health outcomes improve. A recent article from the World Health Organisation (WHO)...
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UN Fistula Report 2020: Key Findings Research

18 November, 2020     The United Nations’ Report on Obstetric Fistula 2020 calls for a surge in efforts to eradicate obstetric fistula. The report outlines the gender and socioeconomic inequalities which result in fistula, as well as the measures...
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Mamitu’s Return to Surgery Mamitu

17 November, 2020     In news direct from Addis Ababa, we are delighted to announce Mamitu Gashe’s return to surgery! Mamitu has been thriving, back in theatre. When she is not operating on fistula patients, Mamitu has been spending...
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Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Betty Meet our Clinical Team

17 November, 2020     Dr Betty, General Practitioner at Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital Dr Betty is a GP in the Outpatients Department at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. She mostly works with obstetric fistula patients as they first arrive...
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Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Melaku Abriha Meet our Clinical Team

17 November, 2020     Dr Melaku Abriha – Medical Director and Fistula Surgeon at Hamlin’s Mekele Fistula Hospital Dr Melaku Abriha is a Senior Obstetrician-Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist with 30 years clinical experience. Dr Melaku has been a valued member...
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Preventing Fistula: A Hamlin Success Story Midwives

12 November, 2020     It only takes one midwife to transform a community; each Hamlin Midwife is a success story. Hamlin Midwives prevent obstetric fistulas from occurring by providing quality perinatal and postnatal care to women in rural Ethiopia....
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Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Yeshineh Demerew Meet our Clinical Team

11 November, 2020     Dr Yeshineh Demerew – Medical Director at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia Dr Yeshineh has three decades of clinical experience. He began his career as a general practitioner in 1987 after graduating from the Gondar College of...
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One Midwife: Mahlet Midwives

2 November, 2020     Name: Mahlet Age: 27 Home village: Merawi, North Ethiopia Growing up in a rural village in Northern Ethiopia, Mahlet was always a hard worker. Thanks to her outstanding results in high school, she received a...
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