Tag: Patients

From a nightmare to a new life

When Aregu became pregnant with her first child it was an exciting time for everyone. Her mother spent the last three months of the pregnancy in Aregu’s home, preparing for the new child....

March 14th, 2017 Read More

Aye and Fikre start their family

When Aye was pregnant with her first child, she went into labour at home with no trained birth attendant to help. After four days of obstructed labour her baby had still not arrived....

September 22nd, 2016 Read More

The joy of motherhood

Amaresh was full of joy to become a mother. But when she went into labour, something went wrong. At the end of the first day, her baby had not arrived. ...

September 22nd, 2016 Read More

Nick Kristof on women with obstetric fistulas

In March, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia was covered by one of the world's most respected humanitarian commentators, Nick Kristof from the New York Times, in his article 'The World's Modern-Day Lepers: Women With Fistulas'....

July 7th, 2016 Read More