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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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Graduate – and game changer – Moses Kyangwa

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, Master of Public Health Leadership, maternal health, maternal mortality, Profile, Student profile|Tags: , , , , |

Moses Kyangwa is a public health scientist from Uganda's Busoga region. He graduated from Save the Mothers’ Master of Public Health Leadership program in October, 2015. Today, at 30 years of age, he remains enthusiastic [...]

Extending a Line for Safe Motherhood

By | September 29th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, hospitals, maternal health, midwives, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, Uganda|Tags: , , |

Imagine not being able to call 911 in an emergency. Most of us rarely (if ever) use the 911 service that is widely available in North America, but we find comfort knowing that it is [...]