Hamlin’s Maternity Waiting Area: Helping More Women! Hospital

July 6, 2019   Pioneering best practice is not a new phenomenon at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. On 28th March 2019, an innovative, high-quality maternity waiting area in the Amarit Government Health Centre was officially inaugurated. A new initiative Hamlin Fistula...
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New water reservoir and updated equipment! Hospital

July 8, 2019   You have made a tangible difference  This was a milestone year for Dr Catherine Hamlin. We celebrated her 95th birthday, as well as the 60th anniversary of her arrival in Ethiopia. For Catherine’s Birthday Appeal, Australian...
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Restoring Dignity and Hope with Rehabilitation Hospital

June 17, 2019   Read this wonderful article written by the Australian Physiotherapy Association about Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s physiotherapy program for fistula patients. First published on June 3, 2019 in the APA InMotion Publication, by Melissa Mitchell. Read about Hamlin...
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Towards a fistula-free world Hospital

January 11, 2019   Obstetric fistula – a heartbreaking reality For many women in developing countries, obstetric fistula is a heartbreaking reality, severe in both its physical and emotional effects. Obstetric fistula is a major public health issue, affecting more...
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2018 Program Achievements Hospital

December 4, 2018   In the 2018 financial year, we came several steps closer to achieving Dr Catherine Hamlin’s dream – and yours – of a fistula-free Ethiopia. Here’s a quick rundown of achievements in Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s three program...
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Update on the Surgeon Training Program at Hamlin Hospital

October 29, 2018   Most people know Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia for the important, life-changing care they provide to fistula survivors. But did you know that every year medical practitioners from all around the world travel to Ethiopia to train under...
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Hamlin hospital in focus: Mettu Hospital

July 23, 2018   With a population of over 100 million, Ethiopia surpasses Australia’s population four-fold. Despite this, there are only approximately 156 hospitals in Ethiopia, in stark contrast to the more than 700 public (and over 600 private) hospitals...
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Latest Impact Report from FIGO Hospital

April 12, 2018 Fistula Surgeon Training Program at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia making a big impact The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) released their latest impact report yesterday on International Day for Maternal Health & Rights. FIGO works with...
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Our Mighty Matron Hospital

April 13, 2018   Sister Wude started her nursing career 27 years ago, driven by a passion to care for the women and children in her community. Wude completed her studies in Cuba, before working in a government hospital in...
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