Welcoming Baroness Blackstone, our new Patron

Welcoming Baroness Blackstone, our new Patron  We are delighted to introduce you to Hamlin Fistula UK’s new Patron, Baroness Tessa Blackstone. Baroness Blackstone is a leading advocate for…

Remembering our founder: Catherine Hamlin 1924 – 2020

Dr Catherine HamlinJanuary 24th 1924 – March 18th 2020 It is with deep sadness we share the news of the passing of Dr Catherine Hamlin,…

A Global Effort to End Fistula

A Global Effort to End Fistula As well as leading the fight to end fistula in Ethiopia, Hamlin is part of a global network of…

A cost-effective, restorative surgery

Ending fistula: A cost-effective, restorative surgery Imagine you are in labour, giving birth at home with no medical support. You are praying things will go…

Conflict and fistula: a heart-breaking reality

Conflict and fistula: a heart-breaking reality The long read: 3 minutes. Please note this story contains distressing information. As many of our supporters will be…

Midwifery in Metu – meet Firomi

Midwifery in Metu – meet Firomi Firomi is having a busy day. Since she and her fellow Hamlin midwife joined their rural health clinic in…

Supporter update

Supporter update As many of our supporters will be aware Ethiopia has been in a period of civil unrest since November 2020, centred in the…

Your Life Changing Impact in Ethiopia: 2021 Annual Review

Your Life Changing Impact in Ethiopia: 2021 Annual Review Every woman deserves access to a safe birth and quality maternal healthcare and no woman should…

Congratulations to the Hamlin College of Midwives class of 2021!

Congratulations to the Hamlin College of Midwives class of 2021! A midwife for every woman. It’s a simple concept and one that we believe will…

Leaving no one behind starts with education

Leaving no one behind starts with education “Leaving no one behind starts with education” UN Secretary General. The UN Secretary General’s statement this International Day…

The impact of community outreach: Medanit’s story

The impact of community outreach: Medanit’s story Many women in rural Ethiopia don’t routinely have access to professional maternal care. They may never see a…