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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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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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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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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“I’m trying to wake the world up” Catherine

March 3, 2020   Read this wonderful article written by Aurora Prize about Dr Catherine Hamlin and her 61 years dedicated to women in Ethiopia.  First published on February 29, 2020 on the Aurora Prize website here.    Dr Catherine...
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Sentimental journey Catherine

October 16, 2019   Click here to read Steve Meacham’s full article, “Sentimental journey with pictures of hope”, from The Sydney Morning Herald (October 15, 2019). Photos: Kate Geraghty, Renee Nowytarger  To learn more about Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation’s bi-annual...
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