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 - Laksmi Govindasamy - Goodreads
My review of this book has very little to do with how inspiring I find Dr Hamlin. Her and her husband's story is truly inspiring, and the work they do truly admirable. However, I found the book at ... Read full review
Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of HopeUser Review - Sally Kendrick - Goodreads
Fabulous book. Dr. Catherine Hamlin writes of her and her husbands life purpose.....to help fistula patients in Ethiopia. What good people. Their work and goals are so pure, to restore lives and give ... Read full review