Recent Articles

An introduction to the Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

By on Mar 06, 2015

“The Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.” It sounds like a mouthful, but each word behind the MBFHI acronym tells a story of what it’s all about. But what constitutes a “mother-friendly” hospital? Or a “baby-friendly” one? Shouldn’t all hospitals – just by virtue of the fact that they’re hospitals – be “friendly” to all of their patients’ needs? Why is an “initiative” even needed?
Those are some of the questions addressed in this short video, created by Save the Mothers’ executive director Dr. Jean Chamberlain Froese, working with Ugandan videographers.

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A Ugandan husband’s story: how a "simple phone call" saved his wife’s life

By on Feb 20, 2015

The importance of WASH for maternal and newborn health

By on Feb 13, 2015

Fighting Ebola - and unsafe motherhood - in Liberia

By on Feb 06, 2015

Recent Press Releases

January 24, 2015

Save the Mothers is looking for
2015/16 academic year

Save the Mothers is a global leader in reducing the numbers of mothers dying in childbirth. The program offers a Master of Public Health Leadership degree in Maternal Health that is currently administered by Uganda Christian University in Mukono, Uganda.