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Mother and Child

Innovative Leadership for
Maternal and Child Health

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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Introducing our new GHC Fellows

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, GHC Fellows, Profile|Tags: , , , |

Save the Mothers' new Global Health Corps Fellows for the 2017/18 academic year are, from left, Meredith Hutchins and Ivan Mwase. Save the Mothers is stronger and more effective thanks to partnerships. Quite simply, we [...]

Benefits of Skilled Maternal Care in Tanzania

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, hospitals, Internship, maternal health, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, Tanzania|Tags: , , , |

A baby who was saved due, in part, to his mother's choice to deliver in a health care facility where they were equipped to deal with the complications that arose during his delivery. It was [...]