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December 9, 2020
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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 2021 April Newsletter 2020 - A Year In Review

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June 10, 2021
Sekina’s Story: Between life and death

Hamlin's Patient Identification Program helped restore Sekina's health & dignity after she suffered a heartbreaking fistula injury.

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May 20, 2021
Amina's Second Chance at Life

Amina suffered from fistula for 25 years. After being treated at Hamlin's Harar Fistula Hospital she now has a second chance at life.

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May 19, 2021
Meet our Clinical Team: Dr Leta

Name: Dr Leta Gedefa ArarsaJob: Fistula Surgeon at Hamlin's Harar Fistula HospitalStart date: September, 2020 Dr Leta has been working tirelessly to make Dr Catherine Hamlin’s dream of an Ethiopia free of obstetric fistula a reality. During his days as a medical student, Dr Leta’s life was profoundly affected by the mothers he cared for and got to […]

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May 19, 2021
Hamlin's Patient Identification Program: The Road to New Beginnings

We have to eradicate Ethiopia of this awful thing that’s happening to women: suffering, untold suffering in the countryside. I leave this with you to do in the future, to carry on.  – Dr Catherine Hamlin Finding the hidden women of Ethiopia We exist to make sure women who have survived the heart-breaking and preventable childbirth […]

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May 17, 2021
Celebrating International Day to End Obstetric Fistula - IDEOF 2021

On International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, we look at obstetric fistula in Ethiopia and the progress we've made so far to end fistula.

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April 29, 2021
COVID-19 and Maternal Health, One Year On

Last year, Hamlin closely considered COVID-19’s impact on maternal health care in Ethiopia. One year on, what has happened since then?

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April 16, 2021
Celebrating – and Continuing – Catherine Hamlin’s Life’s Work

A message from Carolyn Hardy; Chief Executive Officer, Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation: As we celebrated Dr Catherine Hamlin’s extraordinary life last month, we reflected on the many measures of her incredible impact over the past six decades. The most important is the 60,000 women’s lives transformed by Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia and the declining rate of […]

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April 15, 2021
A New Start for Fatuma

Through the Hamlin Model of Care, Fatuma was able to undergo fistula repair surgery at Hamlin and gain a new start to her life.

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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.