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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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Major grant for Save the Mothers announced

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: clinical mentorship, East Africa, hospitals, midwives, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, News|Tags: , , , |

The Canadian philanthropic organization, Stronger Together, announced a number of new grants this week, including a sizable one for the work of Save the Mothers (STM). Stronger Together announced their intention to invest $81,400 in a [...]

Cultivating leaders for development and aid

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, leadership, Master of Public Health Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jess Huston (pictured above in the striped shirt at her "Farewell" party with colleagues from Save the Mothers) worked as a program intern with Save the Mothers in Uganda during the 2016/17 academic year. In [...]