A selfless friend in tough times 60for60

February 6, 2019   Doctors Catherine and Reg Hamlin became close friends to the family of Haile Selassie, Ethiopia’s last emperor. In 1974, the provisional military government of Socialist Ethiopia (the Dergue) overthrew the royal family. Ethiopia became a Marxist...
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Mamitu: One of BBC’s 100 Women in 2018 60for60

January 30, 2019   An inspirational woman Once a patient with obstetric fistula, Mamitu Gashe became an internationally renowned fistula surgeon and a much loved member of the team at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. Today she is Dr Catherine...
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Celebrating the woman who gave life to an idea 60for60

January 25, 2019   A mother to all Known as ‘Emaye’ (Amharic for ‘Mother’) to all who visit the hospital, Catherine has changed lives through the love, care and world-class treatment she has established at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. “Everyone knows...
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