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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Fetenech’s New Lease on Life 60for60

June 3, 2019   In the 60 years since she first arrived in Ethiopia, Dr Catherine Hamlin and her team have treated over 60,000 women to repair their fistula injuries; the healing however, does not end there. Central to the...
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Ethiopia Celebrates Catherine’s 60 years 60for60

May 31, 2019   On Wednesday 29th May, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia celebrated Dr Catherine Hamlin’s 60 years of life-changing work in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinash Tayachew visited the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital to...
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Blood Was Scarcer than Gold 60for60

May 24, 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin has spent 60 years transforming women’s lives in Ethiopia. In the early days of working as an obstetrician in a developing country, this was certainly not without its challenges! The ingenuity of Catherine...
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Transforming Lives Beyond Borders 60for60

May 17, 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin has dedicated 60 years of her life to eradicating obstetric fistula in Ethiopia. During her time in Ethiopia, over 60,000 fistula sufferers have received life-changing treatment, and the maternal health landscape of the...
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A Royal Meeting 60for60

May 10, 2019   With another exciting week for the Royal Family, the Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation looks back on the memorable moment in 2011 when Catherine met with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Lunch with the Queen Throughout her...
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Hamlin Midwives Return Home to Make a Difference 60for60

April 29, 2019   Seada and Mawerdi are like any Hamlin Midwives. They are two remarkable women who work tirelessly to save lives and provide quality maternal healthcare for women with limited access to healthcare. Following the completion of their...
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Catherine Awarded with Honorary Ethiopian Citizenship 60for60

April 26, 2019   On 26th April 2012, Dr Catherine Hamlin was bestowed with an honorary Ethiopian citizenship in recognition of her dedication to the people of Ethiopia. In a ceremony in the Prime Ministerial Office, Catherine was given an...
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A Princess Came for Tea 60for60

April 15, 2019   Two remarkable women It was the meeting of two Australian women who have inspired thousands with their grace, humility and compassion for marginalised people. On 18 February 2015, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark...
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