Preventing Fistula: A Hamlin Success Story Midwives

12 November, 2020     It only takes one midwife to transform a community; each Hamlin Midwife is a success story. Hamlin Midwives prevent obstetric fistulas from occurring by providing quality perinatal and postnatal care to women in rural Ethiopia....
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One Midwife: Mahlet Midwives

2 November, 2020     Name: Mahlet Age: 27 Home village: Merawi, North Ethiopia Growing up in a rural village in Northern Ethiopia, Mahlet was always a hard worker. Thanks to her outstanding results in high school, she received a...
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One Woman: Neima Midwives

2 November, 2020     Name: Neima Age: Unknown Home village: Dogu, East Ethiopia Growing up in a remote, mountainous part of Ethiopia, Neima had no access to medical care during her pregnancy. Like her mother, she planned to deliver...
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Maternal Health and COVID-19 Midwives

16 September, 2020     The COVID-19 pandemic has placed extraordinary strain on health systems across the globe and disrupted essential maternal services. For too many women, access to potential life saving perinatal and postnatal care is a challenge as...
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Studying Midwifery During a Pandemic Midwives

15 September, 2020     Like millions of students around the globe, Rahmet’s studies have looked a little different this year; through emails, online discussion boards, and phone calls, the third year midwifery student has been continuing her studies from...
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A Midwife for Every Woman Midwives

27 July 2020     The difference between life and death The best solution to eradicate fistulas is to prevent them occurring in the first place. The Hamlins’ original plan for working in Ethiopia was to train midwives so that...
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Hayat: a Hamlin Midwife’s Journey Midwives

27 July, 2020     An outstanding student becomes an outstanding midwife For Hayat Tesfaye, the Hamlin College of Midwives is more than just a place to study midwifery – it’s a place where young students grow and make memories to last...
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Hamlin Midwives Preventing Mother to Child Transmission of HIV Midwives

July 6, 2020   Skilled midwives are the difference between life and death, the difference between healthy mothers and horrendous fistula injuries and often they are also the difference between healthy babies and those born with HIV. The Hamlin College of Midwives was established...
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International Day of the Midwife Midwives

May 5, 2020     Today is the International Day of the Midwife; for the Hamlin Team, it is an opportunity to celebrate the incredible work that Hamlin Midwives do each year. Each week, midwives at the 80 Hamlin-supported midwifery...
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