Midwives save lives Midwives

May 4, 2017   International Day of the Midwife 2017  Did you know that today is International Day of the Midwife? May 5th is a day for us to celebrate these wonderful health professionals and all the passion, love and...
Read More

A network of midwives Champions

March 14, 2017   In September 2016, 25 new students commenced their four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Midwifery, at the Hamlin College of Midwives. Each student is provided a full scholarship, which is completely funded by generous donors to...
Read More

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)...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

Studying Midwifery During a Pandemic Midwives

15 September, 2020     Like millions of students around the globe, Rahmet’s studies have looked a little different this year; through emails, online discussion boards, and phone calls, the third year midwifery student has been continuing her studies from...
Read More

One of the World’s Finest Fistula Surgeons Mamitu

15 September, 2020     “Mamitu is so valuable. She’s one of the world’s top fistula surgeons. Just think: almost every fistula surgeon in the world today has been trained by Mamitu Gashe, or by someone who’s been trained by...
Read More

A Midwife for Every Woman Midwives

27 July 2020     The difference between life and death The best solution to eradicate fistulas is to prevent them occurring in the first place. The Hamlins’ original plan for working in Ethiopia was to train midwives so that...
Read More

Catherine’s Story Featured on BBC’s Last Word Catherine

June 1, 2020     In the two months since her passing, Dr Catherine Hamlin’s work – its impact and her legacy – has been discussed at length by her supporters, humanitarians and academics. In two separate podcasts, from the...
Read More