Enatanesh: One of 60,000 Stories Catherine

June 28, 2019 Sixty years ago, Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin travelled to Ethiopia for what was meant to be a three-year post. When they arrived they found thousands of women suffering from devastating fistula injuries. They knew they could...
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The Hospital by the River Prologue Catherine

May 9, 2019 Sixty years ago, Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin travelled to Ethiopia for what was meant to be a three-year post. When they arrived they found thousands of women suffering from devastating fistula injuries. They knew they could...
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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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Lete’s story 60for60

April 9, 2019   Lete and Catherine, 57 years of friendship “Lete is our Hospital’s inspiration and in her quiet and dignified Ethiopian way has helped thousands of patients who have received her loving care. Her character shines out by...
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Thrones, Opals and Lions! 60for60

April 1, 2019   A meeting with the Emperor It’s not every day that you have an audience with the Emperor, yet Dr Catherine Hamlin was able to arrange one for two visitors from Australia in the 1960s, Sul and...
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60 years – 60,000 women Catherine

March 29, 2019   In 1959, Drs Catherine and Reg Hamlin began a journey that they thought would last three years and help a handful of women. Instead, they would forever change the maternal health landscape of Ethiopia. The Hamlin...
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Catherine’s nephew joins our Board Catherine

March 29, 2019   Dr David John Knox, Director, Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation. Catherine and Reg Hamlin have been part of my life for as long as I can remember as my mother was Catherine’s older sister. I was eight...
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