Ethiopia then and now: Dr. Catherine Hamlin talks to the BBC on her life’s work to tackle fistula

Dr. Catherine Hamlin has dedicated her life to eradicating fistula in Ethiopia. Catherine and her late husband Dr. Reg Hamlin were in Ethiopia to train…

Congratulations Hamlin College of Midwives Class of 2019!

After four years of dedication and study, attendance at hundreds of births and training from expert tutors, 25 newly qualified Midwives graduated from the Hamlin…

In her own words: Hamlin Surgeon Mamitu Gashe tells her story on BBC World Service

Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia surgeon Mamitu Gashe specialises in repairing the most complex obstetric fistula. She decided to become a fistula surgeon after she almost died…

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed leads Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia 60th Anniversary Celebration

Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia was honoured to welcome Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinash Tayachew to the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital this week,…

Maternal deaths decrease by 70% in Ethiopia

The maternal mortality rate has dropped by 70% in recent decades, according to a statement by the Ministry of Health Ethiopia (1). Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia…

Hamlin Fistula UK begins 50th Anniversary year celebrations!

Hamlin Fistula UK began celebrations for its 50th Anniversary year with a special event for supporters which welcomed special guests from the Addis Ababa Fistula…

Catherine’s speech to graduates

On July 14th 2018, 20 new midwives graduated as the eighth class from the Hamlin College of Midwives. Dr Catherine Hamlin joined the students, their…