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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Catherine’s speech to graduates Catherine

January 11, 2019 A day of celebration On July 14th 2018, 20 new midwives graduated as the eighth class from the Hamlin College of Midwives. Dr Catherine Hamlin joined the students, their families, staff and patients for a day of celebration....
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6 ways a fistula repair contributes to a fairer world Catherine

September 28, 2018   The UN’s sustainable development goals provide a vision for a better future for all. Here’s how our work fits in. Imagine you’re a young woman who’s gone through days of labour, delivered a stillborn child, then...
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Catherine’s Lemon Drizzle Cake Catherine

August 23, 2018   Cake Recipe by Dr Catherine Hamlin Cake Prepared and Photographed by Jacki Fanto of Blissfully Sweet If you sign up to host a High Tea for Hamlin, you’ll receive three more of Team Hamlin’s favourite recipes!...
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Hamlin insights: Lete Catherine

July 30, 2018   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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