20 new students at the College Midwives

November 30, 2018   The Hamlin College of Midwives welcomed another 20 students in 2018 Following rigorous screening processes, the Hamlin College of Midwives welcomed another 20 young women for the 2018/19 academic year. The incoming cohort was selected from...
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Midwives in the making Midwives

November 23, 2018 Meet two of our midwives-in-the-making, Tsinat and Rahmet! Every year bright young women from diverse regions of Ethiopia are awarded a scholarship to study midwifery at the Hamlin College of Midwives. This world-class college produces quality midwives...
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A midwife in every village Midwives

November 22, 2018   Walk in her shoes  Imagine you are a twenty-five year old woman living in a small rural town in Oromia, eastern Ethiopia. Here, the land is characterised by rugged mountain ranges and plunging gorges, hampering access...
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Two midwives making a difference Midwives

July 13, 2018   July is graduation season for students at the Hamlin College of Midwives! As the 8th round of students prepare for their graduation ceremony tomorrow July 14, we speak to Meron and Firomi – two of Hamlin’s...
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Hamlin midwives are saving lives Midwives

April 16, 2018   Welcome to the Burussa Health Centre, home to a Hamlin Midwifery Clinic. Located in Yayo, a small, rural village in south-west Ethiopia, this clinic provides high quality maternal care for the thousands of women in the...
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A long term solution Midwives

March 19, 2018   Tblets, 22, from Tigray in Ethiopia’s far north, is in her fourth and final year of training at the Hamlin College of Midwives. When she graduates, she will return to a remote area of the region,...
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The importance of a midwife Midwives

December 15, 2017 For Australian women, it is almost unimaginable to give birth alone, with no hospital, no medical clinic or even no midwife. It would be both frightening and dangerous. Yet in Ethiopia today an estimated 85% of women...
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