When Catherine Won the Alternative Nobel Prize 60for60

September 27, 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin has dedicated her life to ensuring that women are able to access quality maternal healthcare and deliver a baby safely. Over her 60 years in Ethiopia, she has helped over 60,000 women receive...
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Going Beyond the Physical Scars 60for60

September 20, 2019   Complete and compassionate care The debilitating and often complex nature of an obstetric fistula injury requires patients to receive special and particular care by attentive medical professionals. The Hamlin Model of Care is centred on the...
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Reg, Late Night Rounds and Don Bradman 60for60

September 20, 2019   Dr Reg Hamlin, co-founder of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, was a brilliant obstetrician-gynaecologist. His passion for medicine often lent itself to bemusing antics – yet it was this same passion that helped Reg and Catherine Hamlin establish...
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Catherine and Reg: A Blossoming Romance 60for60

September 6, 2019   Previously in Reg and Catherine’s story… With an unconventional first meeting – a job interview for a resident position at the Crown Street Women’s Hospital – the then Dr Catherine Nicholson and Dr Reginald Hamlin were...
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A Special Friendship: Catherine and Sylvia 60for60

September 5, 2019   When Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin first arrived in Addis Ababa in 1959, they found themselves placed in the midst of the hustle and bustle of hospital life with little preamble. Managing new jobs, a new...
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The Women Who Inspire Catherine 60for60

September 4, 2019   Throughout her 95 years Dr Catherine Hamlin has been an inspiration to thousands of people across the world – but do you know about the people who inspired Catherine?  Many fascinating people in both the medical...
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Inspiring People to Go the Extra Mile 60for60

August 23, 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin lives in a little cottage on the grounds of the hospital she founded in 1974 with her late husband, Dr Reg Hamlin. Even from this plot of land by a river, Catherine’s pioneering...
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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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