Tag: Meet our Clinical Team

Dr Bitew at Hamlin's Bahir Dar Fistula Hospital

Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Bitew

Dr Bitew Abebe is the Medical Director at Hamlin’s Bahir Dar Fistula Hospital. His work as a urogynaecologist and obstetric fistula surgeon has transformed the lives of thousands of Ethiopian women. Dr Bitew joined Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia in 2009. Prior to working at Hamlin, he studied medicine at the Addis Ababa University and specialised in […]...

August 16th, 2021 Read More

Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Wondwossen

Dr Wondwossen Ergete Woldeab is a Urologist at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. A respected and experienced member of Hamlin’s Clinical Team, Dr Wondwossen is using his expertise to improve the wellbeing of women who have suffered an obstetric fistula injury. He is determined to see every woman in Ethiopia have access to high quality […]...

July 19th, 2021 Read More
Mamitu Gashe

Meet our Clinical Team: Mamitu Gashe

Beloved by all at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, Mamitu Gashe is known for her remarkable journey to become one of the world’s great fistula surgeons. Mamitu Gashe: One of the world’s preeminent fistula surgeons In 1989, along with Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin, Mamitu Gashe won the Gold Medal for surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons […]...

July 13th, 2021 Read More

Meet our Clinical Team: Matron Konjit

Nurse Konjit Kassahun is the Matron and Head of the Outpatient Department at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. An experienced and esteemed senior nurse, Matron Konjit has been a key member of Hamlin’s Clinical Team for 16 years. A career dedicated to women in need In 1993, Matron Konjit graduated from the Centralised School of […]...

July 12th, 2021 Read More

Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Leta

Name: Dr Leta Gedefa Ararsa Job: Fistula surgeon at Hamlin’s Harar Fistula Hospital Start date: September, 2020 Dr Leta has been working tirelessly to make Dr Catherine Hamlin’s dream of an Ethiopia free of obstetric fistula a reality. During his days as a medical student, Dr Leta’s life was profoundly affected by the mothers he cared for and […]...

April 29th, 2021 Read More

Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Tekleselassie

Dr Tekleselassie Asres Gebreyohannes, surgeon at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital Dr Tekleselassie is a Fistula Surgeon at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. He is a trained obstetrician and gynaecologist with more than two decades of experience. Dr Tekleselassie joined Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia in October 2018, before this he worked in various hospitals in Ethiopia, […]...

March 9th, 2021 Read More

Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Zahra Sualih

Dr Zahra Sualih, Surgeon at Hamlin’s Metu Fistula Hospital Dr Zahra Sualih is a surgeon at Hamlin’s Metu Fistula Hospital. A trained obstetrician and gynaecologist, she is a valued member of Hamlin’s Clinical Team. Dr Zahra joined Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia in January 2015, after previously working at the Metu Karl Hospital. Having graduated from the […]...

January 6th, 2021 Read More

Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Biniyam Sirak

Dr Biniyam Sirak is one of the surgeons at Hamlin’s Yirgalem Fistula Hospital. Biniyam was drawn to working with Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia because of its commitment to caring for vulnerable women suffering with obstetric fistula. A career written in the stars Biniyam’s connection to Hamlin is certainly unique: he was born at Desta Mender! At […]...

December 8th, 2020 Read More

Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Betty

Dr Betty, General Practitioner at Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital Dr Betty is a GP in the Outpatients Department at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. She mostly works with obstetric fistula patients as they first arrive at the hospital. For many women arriving at Hamlin, their consultation with Dr Betty marks the start of a new […]...

November 17th, 2020 Read More

Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Melaku Abriha

Dr Melaku Abriha – Medical Director and Fistula Surgeon at Hamlin’s Mekele Fistula Hospital Dr Melaku Abriha is a Senior Obstetrician-Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist with 30 years clinical experience. Dr Melaku has been a valued member of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s Clinical Team for the past 16 years. He is in charge of Hamlin’s Mekele Fistula Hospital, […]...

November 17th, 2020 Read More

Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Yeshineh Demerew

Dr Yeshineh Demerew – Medical Director at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia Dr Yeshineh has three decades of clinical experience. He began his career as a general practitioner in 1987 after graduating from the Gondar College of Medical Science. In 1997 he qualified as a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Addis Ababa University and in 2019 […]...

November 11th, 2020 Read More