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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This is all true life adventure stuff. The story of a remarkable 20th century woman living out her Christian passion to save the world - or, at least, to play her part in God's plan to save the world ... Read full review
This should be read by all Christians - especially those who think that the poor are poor because it's their own fault. The book should be read not only to see what commitment in the name of Christ ... Read full review