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Fortunate Kagumaho

About Fortunate Kagumaho

Fortunate Kagumaho works with Save the Mothers in Uganda as communications intern. He has a Bachelors degree in Mass Communication and is pursuing a Masters degree in Child Development.

February 2018

Meet Rogers Mandu, student

By | 2018-02-14T11:33:33+00:00 February 14th, 2018|East Africa, hospitals, male involvement, Master of Public Health Leadership, maternal health, Student profile, Uganda|

Rogers Mandu, 33, is a social scientist. A student in the Ugandan class of the Save the Mothers Master of Public Health Leadership program, he is in his second year of study. Fortunate Kagumaho interviewed Rogers about why he joined the program, and how he hopes to use his education to help bring about change [...]

April 2017

World Malaria Day and Save the Mothers

By | 2017-04-24T12:29:39+00:00 April 24th, 2017|East Africa, Master of Public Health Leadership, maternal health, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, News, Uganda, World Malaria Day|

A mother waits at a rural Ugandan hospital for treatment for her baby boy, who has malaria. Did you know? April 25 is World Malaria Day (WMD). Malaria is a parasitic infection that attacks a person's red blood cells. Malaria is caused by parasites that are transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitoes. It is one [...]

November 2016

Meet a graduate: Jane Mulumba Nabunnya

By | 2017-01-11T15:16:08+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Master of Public Health Leadership, maternal health, maternal mortality, Student profile, Uganda|

Jane, 47, is a journalist and policy analyst who graduated from Save the Mothers’ Master of Public Health Leadership (MPHL) program in February. Communications Intern Fortunate Kagumaho brings us this interview.   Fortunate: Why did you decide to take the Save the Mothers’ MPHL? Jane: I wanted to be part of providing solutions to reduce [...]

October 2016

Introducing Dr. Justus Barageine

By | 2016-10-12T09:48:58+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Master of Public Health Leadership, Profile, Uganda, Uncategorized|

Save the Mothers has a new academic director; Dr. Justus Barageine (pictured in the 2016/17 staff photo above in the front row, far left) was recently appointed to the role to provide academic oversight of the Master of Public Health Leadership (MPHL) program. A gynaecologist by profession, he is married with three children. Dr. Barageine first [...]

July 2016

When Culture Kills

By | 2017-01-11T15:16:08+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Student profile, Tanzania|

A second-year student in the Save the Mothers program, Festo Kagoma has, like most East Africans, known the tragedy of maternal death. He knew it early; as the fourth child in a family of six, Festo was named for an older brother who died of umbilical cord tetanus within days of delivery. Born and raised [...]

March 2016

Meet Save The Mothers Student Dr. Tonny Kapsandui

By | 2017-01-11T15:16:09+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Uganda|

Save the Mothers second year student, Dr. Tonny Kapsandui. (Photo by Fortunate Kagumaho) “I have always been interested in making a difference in the lives of mothers and their children—in Uganda and beyond,” says Tonny Kapsandui, 38. A medical doctor, Tonny knows that more than 6,000 Ugandan mothers die from preventable pregnancy complications each year. [...]

February 2016

Tears For The Mothers Of South Sudan

By | 2017-01-11T15:16:09+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|Uganda|

Tut Thomas Simon is a second year student in the Save the Mothers Master's of Public Health Leadership program. A clinician and public health officer, he comes from South Sudan, a country that has been ravaged by endless conflict. Communications Intern Fortunate Kagumaho spoke to Tut about his work on behalf of the women of [...]