Press Release

For Immediate Release
Friday, July 3, 2015

Call For Applicants
Save the Mothers
East African Director

Save the Mothers ( is an international organization that seeks to overcome maternal mortality (death related to pregnancy and childbirth) in the developing world. We train professionals from developing countries to work through their specific vocations and spheres of influence towards improving maternal health.
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Through a two-year, Master of Public Health Leadership (MPHL) program based at Uganda Christian University in Mukono, Uganda, we train East African journalists, politicians, lawyers, teachers, social workers and clergy to become agents of change for improved maternal health. Our Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (MBFHI) links MPHL graduates to existing health facilities, to work towards higher standards of care for women and their babies.

Save the Mothers (STM) is now inviting nominations and expressions of interest for the position of East African Director. The successful candidate will lead the growth and development of the Save the Mother’s program in East Africa (from Mukono, Uganda) by ensuring excellence in quality and accountability of country program operations.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. or expect to complete it by the time of appointment. However, consideration will be given to candidates who have a Master’s degree and/or professional designation along with significant industry experience.

Applications should include a cover letter highlighting the candidate’s suitability for the role, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and should be sent electronically to:

Dr. Daniel Scott
Managing Director
Save the Mothers
E-mail –

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be reviewed from September 1, 2015 until the position is filled.