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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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The importance of clinical mentorship

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: clinical mentorship, hospitals, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, Profile, Uganda|Tags: , , , |

Clinical mentorship is one of the ways that Save the Mothers provides support to our Mother Baby Friendly Hospitals. Dr. Flavia (pictured above) is the facilitator and pediatrician behind the Save The Mothers’ Buikwe Perinatal Clinical [...]

A Dose of Inspiration

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, hospitals, maternal health, Uganda, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Last week, Save the Mothers’ new batch of first-year international students made a visit to Uganda’s large national referral hospital for a small dose of the reality of the Ugandan health care system. Program Intern [...]