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September 16, 2021
The Hamlin College of Midwives Welcomes New Midwifery Students! 

We are thrilled to announce that the new class of passionate midwifery students have arrived at the Hamlin College of Midwives. The Hamlin College of Midwives welcomed 20 new students who are very excited about pursuing their four-year Bachelor of Science in Midwifery degree. The students had their induction and have started classes.  Meanwhile, second and […]

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August 3, 2021
The UNFPA’s 2021 SWOP Report and Hamlin Maternal Care

The UNFPA's 2021 SWOP Report highlights many of the issues Hamlin is working to address, including access to maternal health care in Ethiopia.

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July 15, 2021
Woldia University Study Highlights Importance of Hamlin’s Rural Presence

Using data from the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey, a recent 2021 study by Woldia University (published 7 July 2021) in Ethiopia has identified obstetric fistula as a devastating obstetric issue in Ethiopia with continued prevalence. The study looked at 7,590 women over five years who had given birth and found that of these […]

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July 8, 2021
SDGs and Population Trends in Ethiopia

An important tool in systematically eradicating obstetric fistula is understanding the state of women’s health and development. Through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) data dashboard, we can better understand population trends in Ethiopia and how to appropriately meet the maternal health needs of women in Ethiopia. This data – and Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s work […]

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July 8, 2021
The Hamlin Midwives Alumni Network

Supported by GreenLamp, the Hamlin Midwives Alumni Network is a network for ongoing professional development and training for Hamlin Midwives.

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December 10, 2020
Hamlin's Prevention Program FY20

“My dream is for a midwife in every village of Ethiopia.” - Dr Catherine Hamlin Prevention In FY20, Hamlin Midwives continued to prevent obstetric fistula and hundreds of maternal and neonatal deaths. They also support, nurture and empower women while sharing invaluable knowledge and building trusting networks, transforming entire communities in rural Ethiopia. The Prevention […]

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November 26, 2020
The Gift of a Trusted Companion in Labor

The power of ONE to transform maternal health care. When a woman has access to a trusted companion, her childbirth experience and maternal health outcomes improve. A recent article from the World Health Organization (WHO) strongly reiterated the need for women to have a chosen companion during labor and childbirth, even in the midst of […]

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