Mamitu’s Interview with BBC Radio Mamitu

May 22, 2019   Mamitu Gashe, lifelong friend and colleague of Dr Catherine Hamlin, recently gave a moving interview with BBC Radio, shedding light on her extraordinary journey and life at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. In the interview, she...
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A stroll down memory lane with Birru 60for60

March 26, 2019   Birru and Catherine We took a stroll down memory lane with Dr Catherine Hamlin’s good friend and colleague Birru to reflect on the past 60 years of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. — 60,000 women with an obstetric...
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Mamitu: One of BBC’s 100 Women in 2018 60for60

January 30, 2019   Radio interview with BBC World Service On May 16, 2019 the BBC Radio interviewed Mamitu. Listen below to Mamitu telling her remarkable story in her own words.   An inspirational woman Once a patient with obstetric fistula,...
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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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Magical Mamitu Mamitu

February 28, 2017   “If you have no leg, you can go with a crutch. If you are blind, somebody to help you around. For fistula, this is worse. Family, father, brother, mum, they can’t help but the patient themselves....
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