25 Midwifery Students on the Cusp of Graduation Midwives

June 28, 2019   The Final Hurdle This month saw 25 Hamlin midwifery students complete their final clinical placements, as they ready for their graduation with a Bachelor of Science (Midwifery) from the Hamlin College of Midwives on 14th July...
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Enatanesh: One of 60,000 Stories Catherine

June 28, 2019 Sixty years ago, Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin travelled to Ethiopia for what was meant to be a three-year post. When they arrived they found thousands of women suffering from devastating fistula injuries. They knew they could...
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Restoring Dignity and Hope with Rehabilitation Hospital

June 17, 2019   Read this wonderful article written by the Australian Physiotherapy Association about Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s physiotherapy program for fistula patients. First published on June 3, 2019 in the APA InMotion Publication, by Melissa Mitchell. Read about Hamlin...
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The Plot of Land by the River 60for60

June 17, 2019   A horse, Armenian elders, a letter to the Emperor and a serendipitous donation – this is what it took for Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin to purchase the land needed to build the Addis Ababa Fistula...
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Fetenech’s New Lease on Life 60for60

June 3, 2019   In the 60 years since she first arrived in Ethiopia, Dr Catherine Hamlin and her team have treated over 60,000 women to repair their fistula injuries; the healing however, does not end there. Central to the...
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Meet Eyerus, a Senior Hamlin Midwife Midwives

June 5, 2019   Eyerus is 26 years old who, as the senior midwife at the Hamlin Midwifery Clinic at the Birakat government health centre, is supporting women in her community and helping to prevent obstetric fistula. A bright start...
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Ethiopia Celebrates Catherine’s 60 years 60for60

May 31, 2019   On Wednesday 29th May, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia celebrated Dr Catherine Hamlin’s 60 years of life-changing work in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinash Tayachew visited the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital to...
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A Game-Changing Project Midwives

May 27, 2019   Asmere is 20 years old. She is pregnant with her second child and has an appointment at the Hamlin Midwifery Clinic at Ambesame – the closest clinic to her home. Today she will for the first...
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Blood Was Scarcer than Gold 60for60

May 24, 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin has spent 60 years transforming women’s lives in Ethiopia. In the early days of working as an obstetrician in a developing country, this was certainly not without its challenges! The ingenuity of Catherine...
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