International Day of the Midwife Midwives

May 5, 2020     Today is the International Day of the Midwife; for the Hamlin Team, it is an opportunity to celebrate the incredible work that Hamlin Midwives do each year. Each week, midwives at the 80 Hamlin-supported midwifery...
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Beyond Sixty Years 60for60

April 27, 2020     “We have to eradicate Ethiopia of this awful thing that’s happening to women: suffering, untold suffering, in the countryside. I leave this with you to do in the future, to carry on.”  – Dr Catherine...
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Building a Fistula-Free Future Hospital

March 30, 2020   Please consider making a tax-deductible gift here before June 30 to help finish what Catherine started.  “When I die, this place will go on for many, many years until we have eradicated fistula altogether – until...
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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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Would I go again? In a heartbeat! Champions

March 3, 2020   The Hamlin Ethiopian Adventure is the trip of a lifetime and one not easily forgotten, but don’t take our word for it. Hear from Liz, a participant on our November 2019 trip to Northern Ethiopia.    My...
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“I’m trying to wake the world up” Catherine

March 3, 2020   Read this wonderful article written by Aurora Prize about Dr Catherine Hamlin and her 61 years dedicated to women in Ethiopia.  First published on February 29, 2020 on the Aurora Prize website here.    Dr Catherine...
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2020: International Year of the Midwife Midwives

January 8th, 2020     The World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Through this designation, the WHO is recognising the work of the world’s 22 million nurses and two...
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Nairobi Summit – 25 Years On Research

December 13, 2019   On 12th-14th November over 9,500 participants from more than 170 countries convened at the Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25). The Summit marked the 25th anniversary of the first International Conference...
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New Students Realising Catherine’s Dream 60for60

November 22, 2019   The 2019/20 academic year at the Hamlin College of Midwives has begun, with the College welcoming returning students and a new batch of 24 first-year students eager to begin their Bachelor of Science (Midwifery). Opened by...
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