The first of 60,000 women 60for60

March 15, 2019   A shocking introduction to fistula Doctors Catherine and Reg Hamlin had been working at the Princess Tsehai Hospital for only a week when they came across their first patient with an obstetric fistula. It was a...
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When two great women met: Catherine and Oprah   60for60

March 8, 2019   “They were an unlikely pair. The charismatic, billionaire media personality…and the conservative, missionary doctor, who had spent most of her life quietly going about her life-saving medical work in Ethiopia.” – John Little, from the book Catherine’s...
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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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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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