Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia has undergone many exciting changes this time around. New staff members are aboard, including: The First Ethiopian CEO, Dr. Tesfaye Yacob Planning and Program Manager, Dr. Demissew Beyene Senior Fistula Surgeon, Dr. Mengistu Tefera, and Information and Communication Manager, Dr. Teshome Tafesse First Ethiopian CEO, Dr. Tesfaye Yacob Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia (HFE)…

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The Hamlin College of Midwives graduated 20 female candidates with BSc Degree in Midwifery on Saturday, the 8th of October, at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital’s compound.  Families, friends, staff, Board of Trustees, and representatives from partner organizations, embassies and the government, as well as honored guests from overseas attended the ceremony and celebrated the…

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This Q&A was published in Sydney Alumni Magazine (SAM), November 2014. Dr Hamlin graduated in medicine at the University of Sydney in 1946. By Michael Visontay Dr Catherine Hamlin is a gynaecologist who has spent most of her life in Ethiopia. Over the past 40 years she has revolutionised care of a childbirth injury called…

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When Dr Catherine Hamlin was born in January 1924, “Happy Birthday to You” was first published, the first winter Olympics were held in France, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue was number one in the US charts and Stanley Bruce was the Prime Minister of Australia! It’s been 91 years and Dr Hamlin has certainly had a…

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