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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A Human Touch 60for60

November 15, 2019   Dr Catherine Hamlin‘s stature in Ethiopian society is the result of her incredible devotion to her patients. Catherine’s commitment to her patients has seen her devote her life to the eradication of obstetric fistula. Over 60...
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Inspired to serve: Dr Biniyam Sirak 60for60

November 8, 2019   At 39 years of age, Dr Biniyam Sirak is one of the youngest surgeons at Hamlin’s Yirgalem Fistula Hospital. Inspired by Dr Catherine Hamlin‘s altruism, Biniyam is one of the most passionate members of Team Hamlin....
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Quentin and Catherine: Two Inspirational Australians 60for60

November 1, 2019   When the Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce met Dr Catherine Hamlin AC in March 2009, it sparked the beginning of a beautiful friendship based on mutual respect and admiration. Leaders in their respective fields, these two Australian...
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Humanitarian Allies Building a Better Ethiopia 60for60

October 25, 2019   On 11th October 2019, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed with the Nobel Peace Prize. In awarding Prime Minister Ahmed, the committee cited his work in resolving the long-standing Ethiopian-Eritrean conflict...
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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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