Meet Amina, Fistula Patient at Hamlin’s Harar Fistula Hospital Hospital

30 April, 2021     Name: Amina Edris Age: 60 (estimated) Home village: Guba Koricha, 300 kilometres west of Harar Arrival date: Late-February, 2021 The horrific injury of obstetric fistula stole Amina’s health and happiness. Thanks to Hamlin’s Patient Identification Program, she has been...
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Meet Mohammed, Hamlin Patient Identification Officer Hospital

29 April, 2021     Name: Mohammed Amin Ahmed Job: Hamlin Patient Identification Officer Distance travelled: Hundreds of kilometres every week Mohammed has travelled hundreds of kilometres to find women hidden with the shame of obstetric fistula. As a Hamlin Patient Identification Officer,...
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Hamlin Impact Report: January-February 2021 Hospital

1 April, 2021     We are delighted to share the latest impact report on treatment delivered at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia during January and February 2021. The results so far this year are very encouraging. Hamlin’s medical team continues to...
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What is the Hamlin Model of Care? Hospital

16 February, 2021     “We don’t just treat the hole in the bladder, we treat the whole patient with love and tender care, literacy and numeracy classes, a brand-new dress and money to travel home.” – Dr Catherine Hamlin...
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Hamlin Impact Report: November-December 2020 Hospital

28 January, 2021     The extraordinary medical professionals at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia have made significant progress over the last few months, despite the enormous challenges they have faced. Their unwavering determination to continue Dr Catherine Hamlin’s work is an...
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FIGO Update: Hamlin-trained Surgeons Making an Impact Hospital

3 December, 2020     Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia has a long history of training surgeons from around the world in best-practice fistula surgery techniques. Since the inception of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, surgeons visited Dr Catherine Hamlin to learn, and Hamlin...
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Hamlin Treatment Impact: July-October 2020 Hospital

26 November, 2020     The extraordinary medical professionals at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia have made significant progress over the last few months, despite the enormous challenges they have faced. Their unwavering determination to continue Dr Catherine Hamlin’s work is an...
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Preventative Measures in Unprecedented Times Hospital

17 September, 2020     Hamlin hospitals All patients arriving at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital are assessed and monitored for COVID-19. A building, separate from the main hospital, has been set up for patients to stay while this takes...
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