The work of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia is often profiled in the international media. Click on the links below to read and listen to these fascinating and inspiring reports.



New York Times, October 2021
A Farewell to Readers, With Hope. Nicholas Kristof says Farewell to his role as columnist at the New York Times and remembers meeting Hamlin Fistula surgeon Mamitu Gashe.


The Times, April 2020
Catherine Hamlin Obituary: Devout gynaecologist whose six decades treating the women of Ethiopia were featured on Oprah Winfrey’s television show

Guardian, April 2020
Catherine Hamlin obituary: Doctor who pioneered the treatment of obstetric fistula in Ethiopia – Aida Edemariam

New York Times, March 2020
Catherine Hamlin, 96, Dies; Pioneering Doctor Treated Childbirth Injury – Abdi Latif Dahir

BBC, March 2020
Catherine Hamlin: Grief in Ethiopia as trailblazing Australian doctor dies

The Lancet, April 2020
Obituary: Catherine Hamlin – Andrew Green

Washington Post, March 2020
Catherine Hamlin, OB/GYN who healed injured and ostracized mothers, dies at 96 – Harrison Smith

2019 and earlier

New York Times, March 2016
The World’s Modern Day Lepers: Women With Fistula – Nick Kristof

New Internationalist Magazine, December 2014
Making Waves: Catherine Hamlin

International Urogynaecology Journal, October 2014
Mentors in Urogynecology: Dr. Catherine Hamlin: humble humanitarian, distinguished surgeon and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize nominee – Cheryl Iglesia

Sydney Morning Herald, October 2014
Catherine Hamlin: Ethiopia’s miracle worker – Nikki Barrowclough