The extraordinary medical professionals at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia have made significant progress over the last few months, despite the enormous challenges they have faced. Their unwavering determination to continue Dr Catherine Hamlin’s work is an inspiration to all. Through the newly developed Treatment Dashboard, Hamlin's Management and Clinical Teams are able to assess the progress of each of Hamlin's six obstetric fistula hospitals. The results over the past two months are very encouraging, given the continued impact of COVID-19 on patient flow.
The Hamlin Impact Report is used to record patient admission rates, the number and type of surgical procedures undertaken, the fistula closure rate, the incontinence cure rate, and the number of patients and outpatients discharged at each of Hamlin's six hospitals. Through monthly updates to the dashboard, Hamlin's Management and Clinical Teams can monitor and evaluate each hospital's performance. By collating this data, the Hamlin Team can make informed, timely decisions on each hospital's treatment program.
Below are key data points from Hamlin's hospitals from November to December of 2020.
Click here to view the full Treatment Dashboard.
Hamlin's work - from finding and treating fistula patient to rehabilitating and reintegrating women back into their communities - is only possible thanks to the ongoing commitment and generosity of Hamlin supporters. That's why it is important for our supporters to understand what is happening at Hamlin hospitals through the Hamlin Impact Report. Moreover, you can see the impact of your support first-hand. As the Management and Clinical teams at each of Hamlin's hospitals update their data, this information will be passed onto our supporters through regular updates of the Treatment Dashboard.
Click here to learn more about Hamlin's Clinical Team and their work in treating fistula patients.