Tag: Hospital

Doctors in surgery

Hamlin Impact Report: July-December 2021

In the six months from July to December 2021, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia have changed the lives of more than 1,100 women. This is thanks to the Hamlin team's clinical skills and steady support from donors...

February 14th, 2022 Read More

Hamlin-trained FIGO Fistula Fellows: Dr Claude Idring’i Malasi

This blog is based on the FIGO profile ‘Stories from FIGO’s Fistula Fellows – DRC‘ about Dr Claude Idring’i Malasi. The scope and devastation of obstetric fistula sadly extends beyond Ethiopia. As the global centre of excellence and reference organisation for fistula treatment and care, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia leads the fight to eradicate fistula around […]...

July 5th, 2021 Read More
Nurse by a hospital bed

Hamlin Impact Report: March-May 2021

Treatment results this year continue to be very encouraging. Hamlin's medical team continues to meet and exceed all treatment targets as momentum to eradicate obstetric fistula from Ethiopia once and for all gains pace....

June 29th, 2021 Read More

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

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 given a second chance at a happy and healthy life. Amina lived a simple, happy life with her three kids […]...

April 29th, 2021 Read More

Meet Mohammed, Hamlin Patient Identification Officer

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, he has seen first-hand the heart-breaking impact of fistula, and he knows the challenges of getting treatment.“Many women living with […]...

April 29th, 2021 Read More

What is the Hamlin Model of Care?

“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 The Hamlin Model of Care is the world’s leading approach to treating obstetric fistula injuries. It considers both the physical […]...

February 18th, 2021 Read More