The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope
Autobiographical account of the work of gynaecologists Catherine and Reg Hamlin in Ethiopia, where they established a hospital that has become a major teaching institution for surgeons in Ethiopia and the wider developing world. Describes their life's work in assisting women suffering from fistulae, the effects of obstructed labour. Hamlin has been made a Companion of the Order of Australia and was awarded the ANZAC Peace Prize and the Gold Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons. She was nominated for the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize. Includes full-colour and black-and-white photos.
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Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of HopeUser Review - Heather - Goodreads
This is an inspiring and amazing story. The Hamlins have done great things for the women of Ethiopia. Unfortunately the writing itself is not great so it's harder to get through than it should be. Read full review
Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of HopeUser Review - Jennifer - Goodreads
The story is inspirational. The story-TELLING was so poor. Bless her heart, the woman running the hospital is a hero, truly she is. But she rambles like my grandmother, unfortunately, and her editor ... Read full review