Treats Worthy of Royalty 60for60

August 16, 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin’s cottage on the grounds of the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital has played host to royal dignitaries, global leaders in medicine and fistula patients – suffice to say, she knows how to entertain a...
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Tales of Tailors and Grocers 60for60

August 9, 2019   After moving there in 1959, Ethiopia quickly became home to Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin. Nevertheless, there were still little things that the Hamlins missed about Australia every now and then, such as swimming as the...
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WHO Director-General’s Message for Catherine 60for60

August 9, 2019   Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is a making a difference on the global health scene: he is the current Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO). He has been a longtime supporter of Dr Catherine Hamlin and...
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When Catherine Met Reg 60for60

August 2, 2019   It was the beginning of a relationship that would go on to forever change the lives of thousands. Yet when the then Catherine Nicholson met Reginald Hamlin, there was little to indicate that the two doctors...
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The Saint of Addis Ababa: A Life in Photos 60for60

August 2, 2019   To commemorate the 60th anniversary of Dr Catherine Hamlin’s arrival Ethiopia, her remarkable story has been captured in a beautiful, limited-edition, full-colour photography book. ‘Dr Catherine Hamlin AC – The Saint of Addis Ababa’ is a...
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Ticket to Ride: Transporting Patients in the Early Years 60for60

July 26, 2019   One of the most significant barriers to good health for a woman in regional Ethiopia is the inability to access life-saving healthcare. Today, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia operates the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital and five regional hospitals,...
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Enat’s Journey 60for60

July 13, 2019   Throughout her 60 years in Ethiopia, Dr Catherine Hamlin has changed the lives of over 60,000 women; Enat’s story is just one of them. Life before fistula In Northern Ethiopia the jagged rockface of the mountains...
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Everyday Superheroes 60for60

July 9, 2019   Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin’s commitment to their patients has been manifested in a myriad of ways in the 60 years since they first arrived in Ethiopia. They persevered through military unrest, famine and a brutal...
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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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