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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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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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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Fistula surgeon training program at Hamlin Hospital

March 17, 2018   Helping women beyond the borders of Ethiopia As well as caring for the needs of Ethiopian women with obstetric fistula injuries, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia‘s surgeons take on the role of international trainers. Surgeons from many other...
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Our life-changing work Hospital

December 16, 2017 An obstetric fistula can often be repaired with just a single operation. An operation that can take little more than 60 minutes. Sometimes the recovery is very quick, sometimes in more severe cases it takes longer. However...
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