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,…

Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia supporters update on Covid-19

Like the rest of the world, Ethiopia is being impacted by Coronavirus with its first case of COVID-19 confirmed on Friday. Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia is…

Hamlin Fistula UK wins Big Give “Best Newcomer” Award

Hamlin Fistula UK is delighted to have won “Best Newcomer” in the 2019 Big Give Christmas Challenge Awards. In December 2019 Hamlin Fistula UK was…

Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia Launches a Three-year Joint Project with UNFPA

Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia has launched new project in partnership with the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) across all six Hamlin fistula hospitals across Ethiopia focused…

BBC’s Call the Midwife highlights obstetric fistula

Obstetric fistula may be a thing of the past in the UK today, but this wasn’t always the case as Call the Midwife on BBC…

Charity Comedy Night raises over £1,000 for Hamlin Fistula UK

A community charity night in Buckinghamshire has raised a fantastic £1,020 for Hamlin Fistula UK. Organised by Hamlin Fistula UK supporter Patrick Morris, the event…

Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019 Success

In December 2019 Hamlin Fistula UK was selected to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019, the UK’s largest matched-funding campaign. We are delighted to let…

A team rebuilding lives

The Hamlin Fistula UK team recently visited Hamlin’s Desta Mender rehabilitation centre in Addis Ababa. Social worker Tigrist (pictured above, second left) and her team…

Measuring the Numbers of Untreated Obstetric Fistula: The Example of Ethiopia

While Ethiopia has experienced a reduction in the number of obstetric fistula cases over the last 10 years, estimating the number of women who have untreated obstetric fistula remains complex. We are closer to reaching a fistula-free Ethiopia, but there are still thousands of women who require care.