Memories of Catherine Catherine

July 3, 2020   Co-author of The Hospital by the River and author of Catherine’s Gift, John Little shares some of his memories of Dr Catherine Hamlin. You can purchase The Hospital by the River and the continuing story, Catherine’s...
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Catherine’s Story Featured on BBC’s Last Word Catherine

June 1, 2020     In the two months since her passing, Dr Catherine Hamlin’s work – its impact and her legacy – has been discussed at length by her supporters, humanitarians and academics. In two separate podcasts, from the...
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Catherine’s Work Becomes Known 60for60

March 30, 2020     After establishing their hospital by the river, news of the Hamlins’ obstetric fistula treatment and the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital quickly spread. Women were coming by foot from all over Ethiopia. Catherine and Reg’s Addis...
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Obituary: Dr Catherine Hamlin Catherine

March 19, 2020   Official Obituary from Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation Dr Catherine Hamlin 1924 – 2020 “When I die, this place will go on for many, many years until we have eradicated fistula altogether – until every woman in...
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The World’s First Modern-Day Fistula Hospital 60for60

March 30, 2020     Word spread of the incredible work Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin were doing at the Princess Tsehai Memorial Hospital. To cater for the increasing number of obstetric fistula patients arriving at their doorstep, Catherine and...
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Remembering Catherine Catherine

March 26, 2020     Last week we lost one of the world’s great humanitarians, Dr Catherine Hamlin. Dr Hamlin was the co-founder of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia and a pioneer in obstetric fistula surgery. Catherine passed away peacefully at her...
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Catherine Hamlin was a living, breathing saint Catherine

March 25, 2020   By Carolyn Hardy, Chief Executive Officer, Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation    You can live a lifetime and not meet a saint. Catherine Hamlin was a living, breathing saint. I’ve worked in the international development sector for...
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Answering the Call 60for60

March 18, 2020     Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin knew that they needed to build a life together that was fulfilling and challenging. As experienced and forward-thinking obstetrician-gynaecologists, they had both experienced working in several overseas postings, yet when...
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Catherine – The Early Years 60for60

March 18, 2020     Elinor ‘Catherine’ Nicholson was born in 1924 and raised in the Sydney suburb of Ryde, at The Hermitage, built by John Blaxland in 1842. One of six children of Elinor and Theodore Nicholson, she went...
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