2021 SWOP report

The UNFPA’s 2021 SWOP Report and Hamlin Maternal Care Midwives

3 August, 2021     The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently released its annual State of World Population (SWOP) report for 2021. The 2021 SWOP report highlights issues relating to reproductive and sexual health. This year’s report focuses on...
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Understanding Population Trends in Ethiopia Through SDGs Research

8 July, 2021     An important tool in systematically eradicating obstetric fistula is understanding the state of women’s health and development. Through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) data dashboard, we can better understand population trends in Ethiopia and...
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COVID-19 and Maternal Health, One Year On Research

29 April, 2021     Since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the world has seen an unprecedented strain on health care systems. As we progress through the pandemic, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia is working harder than ever...
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UN Fistula Report 2020: Key Findings Research

18 November, 2020     The United Nations’ Report on Obstetric Fistula 2020 calls for a surge in efforts to eradicate obstetric fistula. The report outlines the gender and socioeconomic inequalities which result in fistula, as well as the measures...
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A Summit Advocating for the Advancement of Women’s Rights Research

January 17, 2020     On 10th December over 100 stakeholders, advocates and dignitaries attended an advocacy event organised by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Ethiopian Ministry of Women, Children and Youth Affairs, and the Ethiopian Human Rights...
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Depression and Fistula – the Harsh Reality Research

December 18, 2019   The heartbreaking reality of an obstetric fistula injury for women in sub-Saharan Africa is that its consequences go far beyond the physical damage caused by the traumatic childbirth. For women suffering from fistula, the constant leakage...
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Hamlin & PMNCH – Stronger Together Research

December 16, 2019   “…we cannot achieve our goals without each other. Partnership is not an option, it is a must” – Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation and former Vice-Chair of PMNCH The Hamlin –...
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