Regular givers like Jane make the world go round! Champions

March 27, 2020   We caught up with long-standing Hamlin supporter Jane about why she supports Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation through regular donations. Thank you to Jane and to all of our Hamlin regular givers who are the backbone of...
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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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A Global Centre of Excellence 60for60

April 16, 2020     The Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital has become known as a global centre of excellence in fistula surgery. By 2014, word of Dr Catherine Hamlin‘s work and the need to eradicate obstetric fistula had spread –...
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Building a New Life with New Skills 60for60

April 6, 2020     Nestled along quiet gardens, and in the shadow of a mountain on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, are ten houses which each accommodate recovering obstetric fistula patients. Desta Mender is more than a home to...
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Opening Desta Mender 60for60

April 6, 2020     Dr Catherine Hamlin always maintained that it was essential to not only treat a fistula but to treat the patient as a whole; that is why she opened Desta Mender in 2002. Desta Mender is...
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A Woman Who Continued 60for60

April 6, 2020     In 1993, Dr Reg Hamlin died of cancer. After losing her husband, Dr Catherine Hamlin was faced with a hard decision: how to continue her work without Reg? The idea of treating thousands of obstetric...
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