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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 power of youth engagement

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: International Youth Day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The children of Triple P Primary School in Mukono, Uganda, sing and dance about safe motherhood. In time for International Youth Day on August 12, Save the Mothers program intern Jessica Huston blogs on the [...]

Midwives – making mothers matter

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: East Africa, hospitals, Master of Public Health Leadership, maternal health, maternal mortality, midwives, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative|Tags: , , , , , |

Midwives are important, all over the world. But in Uganda, where a staggering 16 girls and women die every day of complications due to childbirth, midwives work on the frontline of maternal mortality. This video [...]