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Elinor Catherine HAMLIN

Also known as: née Nicholson, Catherine

Born: 24 January 1924

Died: 18 March 2020

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“Hamlin has been recognised by the United Nations agency UNFPA as a pioneer in fistula surgery for her development of techniques and procedures for obstetric fistula treatment.”
“Co-founded the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital, the world's only medical centre dedicated exclusively to providing free obstetric fistula repair surgery to poor women suffering from childbirth injuries. They also co-founded an associated non-profit organisation, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia.” [Wikipedia]

Documented in the book Hospital by the River.


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