Quentin and Catherine: Two Inspirational Australians 60for60

November 1, 2019   When the Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce met Dr Catherine Hamlin AC in March 2009, it sparked the beginning of a beautiful friendship based on mutual respect and admiration. Leaders in their respective fields, these two Australian...
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A Runaway Success: Physios Supporting Hamlin Champions

October 18, 2019   Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin pioneered the surgical technique to treat the most horrific childbirth injury, obstetric fistula.  This best practice pre-operative and post-operative care, championed by Catherine and her team, incorporates treatment, rehabilitation and reintegration....
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Sentimental journey Catherine

October 16, 2019   Click here to read Steve Meacham’s full article, “Sentimental journey with pictures of hope”, from The Sydney Morning Herald (October 15, 2019). Photos: Kate Geraghty, Renee Nowytarger  To learn more about Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation’s bi-annual...
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When Catherine Won the Alternative Nobel Prize 60for60

September 27, 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin has dedicated her life to ensuring that women are able to access quality maternal healthcare and deliver a baby safely. Over her 60 years in Ethiopia, she has helped over 60,000 women receive...
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Life After Fistula Desta Mender

September 23, 2019   Elfinish has been running her shop for the last three years, where she sells a wide variety of products needed for life in the rural Ethiopian town of Begi. You could find just about anything you...
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Fistula-Free After Seven Years of Struggle Desta Mender

September 23, 2019   While many obstetric fistula sufferers can be cured with a single surgery at a Hamlin Hospital, sometimes it is not enough to heal every woman. Some women require multiple surgeries and many  cannot return to their...
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Going Beyond the Physical Scars 60for60

September 20, 2019   Complete and compassionate care The debilitating and often complex nature of an obstetric fistula injury requires patients to receive special and particular care by attentive medical professionals. The Hamlin Model of Care is centred on the...
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Reg, Late Night Rounds and Don Bradman 60for60

September 20, 2019   Dr Reg Hamlin, co-founder of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, was a brilliant obstetrician-gynaecologist. His passion for medicine often lent itself to bemusing antics – yet it was this same passion that helped Reg and Catherine Hamlin establish...
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