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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2020: International Year of the Midwife Midwives

January 8th, 2020     The World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Through this designation, the WHO is recognising the work of the world’s 22 million nurses and two...
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Hamlin’s Prevention Program: 2019 Midwives

December 13, 2019   The Hamlin Prevention Program continued to see success in 2019 with Hamlin midwives in particular making an enormous impact on the Ethiopian maternal healthcare landscape. Training midwives is essential to achieving Dr Catherine Hamlin’s goal of...
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New Students Realising Catherine’s Dream 60for60

November 22, 2019   The 2019/20 academic year at the Hamlin College of Midwives has begun, with the College welcoming returning students and a new batch of 24 first-year students eager to begin their Bachelor of Science (Midwifery). Opened by...
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