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December 5, 2021
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Our newsletters provide updates about the life-changing work of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. We are excited for you to stay in touch about how you are helping to make childbirth injuries a thing of the past. View Online Brochure Download Online Brochure 2022 September Newsletter 2022 July Newsletter 2022 April Newsletter 2021 Year In Review Newsletter

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November 13, 2022
The impact of love: Abebech's story

Abebech’s story is like that of many women in remote parts of Ethiopia. She had nothing when she arrived at a Hamlin Yirgalem fistula hospital but then she received a Comfort Package.

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October 26, 2022
Groundbreaking initiative places women’s empowerment first, as Dr Catherine Hamlin’s ‘Joy Village’ turns 20 years old.

A ground-breaking initiative in Ethiopia is aiming to empower women who have faced years of social isolation and suffering due to devastating fistula injuries.

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October 13, 2022
From patient to proud businesswoman

Leyat and her husband Amarech spent all their money searching for a cure for Leyat’s obstetric fistula injuries. Her life changed when she arrived at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia.

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October 11, 2022
20 years of Desta Mender

2022 marks 20 years since Catherine established Desta Mender, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s Rehabilitation and Reintegration Centre, where thousands of survivors of obstetric fistula have received free physiotherapy, counselling, long-term medical care and vocational training.

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July 14, 2022
Canadian Donors Are Powering X-ray Imaging at Hamlin's Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital

Thanks to the generosity of our Canadian supporters and KBF Canada, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia has a new state-of-the-art digital X-ray machine for the Radiology Unit at Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital.

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July 14, 2022
Two surgeons from Afghanistan and Nepal train under Hamlin Model of Care

Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia is training fistula surgeons in best practice care, in partnership with the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO).

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June 6, 2022
Hamlin Impact Report- January- April 2022

Here at the Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation, we have been seeing incredible progress towards the fight to end fistula.

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May 26, 2022
Two New Board Members Join CHFF

On 26 May 2022, we welcomed two exceptional new Board members to the Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation team. Professor Caroline Homer AO and Greg Morris will bring a wealth of experience in maternal health and not-for-profit leadership to the Board. As we welcome these two new Board members, we sadly farewell Philippa Ellis, who has been Treasurer with […]

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Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation is fiscally sponsored by KBFUS (EIN582277856) and KBF Canada (RCO769784893RR0001)

Photography credits to Cameron Bloom, Nigel Brennan, Mary F. Calvert, Kate Geraghty, Amber Hooper, Joni Kabana, Johannes Remling and Martha Tadesse.

Patient names and images have been changed to protect the identities of those we help.