Hamlin’s Prevention Program FY20 Midwives

10 December, 2020   “My dream is for a midwife in every village of Ethiopia.” – Dr Catherine Hamlin   Prevention In FY20, Hamlin Midwives continued to prevent obstetric fistula and hundreds of maternal and neonatal deaths. They also support,...
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Letter from Hamlin Midwife, Mahlet Midwives

10 December 2020   “I believe midwifery is the answer – to put a well-trained midwife in every village would eradicate obstetric fistula.” – Dr Catherine Hamlin   One Hamlin Midwife: Mahlet Dedicated and passionate about improving women’s lives, Hamlin Midwife...
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The Gift of a Trusted Companion in Labour Midwives

26 November, 2020     The power of ONE to transform maternal health care. When a woman has access to a trusted companion, her childbirth experience and maternal health outcomes improve. A recent article from the World Health Organisation (WHO)...
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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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