The Resource The hospital by the river: : a story of hope, Dr Catherine Hamlin with John Little, (ebook)

The hospital by the river: : a story of hope, Dr Catherine Hamlin with John Little, (ebook)

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The hospital by the river: : a story of hope
Title
The hospital by the river:
Title remainder
a story of hope
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Dr Catherine Hamlin with John Little
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Language
eng
Summary
Gynaecologists Catherine and Reg Hamlin left Australia in 1959 on a short contract to establish a midwifery school in Ethiopia. Over 40 years later, Catherine is still there, running one of the most outstanding medical programmes in the world. The Hamlins dedicated their lives to women suffering the catastrophic effects of obstructed labour. The awful injuries that such labour produces are called fistulae, and until the Hamlins began their work in Ethiopia, fistula sufferers were neglected and forgotten - a vast group of women facing a lifetime of incapacity and degradation. Catherine and Reg, with their team of dedicated fistula surgeons, have successfully operated on over 25,000 women, and the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital, the hospital they opened in 1974, has become a major teaching institution for gynaecologists from all over Ethiopia and the developing world. Since Reg's death, Catherine and her team have continued the work
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hamlin, Catherine
Dewey number
362.1109633092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1942-
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  • Little, John
  • hoopla digital
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  • Hamlin, Catherine
  • Hamlin, Reg
  • Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital
  • Women's hospitals
  • Gynecologists
  • Gynecologists
  • Fistula, Vesico-vaginal
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adult
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The hospital by the river: : a story of hope, Dr Catherine Hamlin with John Little, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780857216892
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11848307
Specific material designation
remote
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11848307
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MWT11848307
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The hospital by the river: : a story of hope, Dr Catherine Hamlin with John Little, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780857216892
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11848307
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11848307
System control number
MWT11848307
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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