The Hospital By The River, by Dr Catherine Hamlin (with John Little) is a candid account of 45 years of service to women in Ethiopia suffering from obstetric fistula. Dr Hamlin weaves her own story together with the history of the hospital and that of her adopted country, Ethiopia.
In this 2016 edition, we are treated to a foreword by Dame Quentin Bryce
Paperback 320 pages. Published 2008.
What readers thought of The Hospital By the River
"Fantastic book. I found it a challenge to read anything else for a while after finishing: such an inspirational story it was difficult for other books to measure up. I highly recommend everyone to read it!" Inara Beecher
"Such an amazing inspirational story, which gave me a new appreciation for Ethiopian history, culture and these brave, brave women!" Lhizz Browne