Mother and Child

Innovative Leadership for
Maternal and Child Health

Fundraising Dinner v2 2016

It’s been called “the most tolerated tragedy.”

A mother dies every 90 seconds of causes related to pregnancy and childbirth.
These are preventable deaths. In the developed world we’ve got the skills, personnel and resources
to manage complications during pregnancy. But in developing countries, women and babies simply die.

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When a tweet is more than just a tweet

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Breastfeeding, News|Tags: , , , |

World Breastfeeding Week 2016 (August 1 – 7) wrapped up with Canada demonstrating leadership on this important public health issue in a significant – if novel – way. The Prime Minister’s twitter account published an [...]

When Culture Kills

By | July 12th, 2016|Categories: Student profile, Tanzania|Tags: , , , , , |

A second-year student in the Save the Mothers program, Festo Kagoma has, like most East Africans, known the tragedy of maternal death. He knew it early; as the fourth child in a family of six, [...]

Dr. Stephen Noll – “Real Life Superhero”

By | June 27th, 2016|Categories: Uganda|

Dr. Stephen Noll (pictured above with Dr. Jean Chamberlain Froese) not only helped to establish the Save the Mothers program at Uganda Christian University, he served as the first chair of the board of Save [...]