To achieve Dr Catherine Hamlin’s goal of eradicating fistula forever, we need more midwives in the field to identify pregnancy complications and prevent obstetric fistula in the first place.

Watch Catherine talk about her vision for a midwife in every village!

Hamlin’s Postgraduate Masters of Science Degree in Clinical Midwifery

Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s new Masters Postgraduate Degree at the Hamlin College of Midwives in Addis Ababa will soon launch. The first intake will take twenty masters students. All students will receive a full scholarship, thanks to our generous supporters. Hamlin’s goal is to continue to scale up and increase future intakes to thirty students annually. As a postgraduate program, the Masters consists of 55 credit hours of study and 582 hours of clinical practice that will be completed over two and a half years of study.

Watch this video of Sister Marit, Vice Dean of the Hamlin College of Midwives, talking about Hamlin’s exciting new Masters in Midwifery!

Prevention (Masters)

Masters in Midwifery Scholarships

Cost for one Masters student scholarship at the Hamlin College of Midwives: $10,000 per year.

Total cost for one student scholarship, for two and a half years is $25,000, which includes: accomodation, tuition fees, medical supplies, insurance, utilities, travel and medical field practice costs.


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Key outcomes of Hamlin’s Masters in Midwifery:

> Reduce new incidences of obstetric fistula and maternal/neonatal deaths
> Increase number of safe deliveries of newborn babies
> Provision of quality neonatal care post childbirth by Hamlin midwives
> Reduce crisis referrals to Hamlin hospitals for emergency caesarean section deliveries due to early detection of pregnancy/childbirth complications by Hamlin midwives


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Prevention (Masters)

Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation has one purpose and one purpose only: eradicating fistula. Forever.