Moving for Mothers

By |2021-09-15T09:59:36-04:00September 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

A labour and delivery nurse in B.C. is putting some sweat equity into fundraising for maternal health. Her Move4Moms event is aiming to raise awareness of the inequities of maternal health around the world while getting participants to raise funds and exercise. Sadie Au first heard about Save the Mothers when she was a nursing [...]

Students helping students: Queen’s University chapter to raise awareness and funds for Save the Mothers

By |2021-09-03T14:00:56-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Students all across the country are going back to school, but one group at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, already has a special project underway; one they hope will make a big difference for women and girls in East Africa. The first ever university chapter of Save the Mothers was started in the spring of [...]

Farewell Deborah: Message from the STM Board

By |2021-01-28T21:05:16-05:00January 21st, 2021|leadership, News, Uncategorized|

Important Message from the Save the Mothers Board of Directors Dear Friends, Save the Mothers has been blessed to have Deborah Mensah as our Executive Director, leading our organization for the past 3 years.  She has worked closely with the East African Director, Dr. Miriam Mutabazi, strengthening systems and protocols as well as collaborating and [...]

Lessons & Memories: Reflections on my time with Save the Mothers

By |2021-01-28T21:01:30-05:00January 20th, 2021|Canada, leadership, News|

It has been a sincere pleasure to lead Save the Mothers for the past three years. Working to end preventable maternal and child death with my colleagues and the Master of Public Health Leadership Alumni was very satisfying. Now my journey with STM has come to an end. I will join my family in Ghana, West Africa to continue to work on the continent advocating for fair access to health services for all. Especially for vulnerable populations.

Thank you for your support in 2020!

By |2021-01-14T22:51:34-05:00January 14th, 2021|Canada, East Africa, News|

Dear Friends, Happy New Year. I pray that 2021 brings you and yours many blessings. In early March last year, just before the world changed, we celebrated with partners and communities in Tanzania.  You supported a project that brought better maternal care practices and facilities to two very large, rural districts near Lake Victoria. One [...]

Couples like Everline and Tonny need your help this Christmas…

By |2020-12-17T21:01:52-05:00December 17th, 2020|East Africa, hospitals, Uganda|

Dear Friends, What a year this has been! 2020 is just days from ending, and while a part of me is breathing a sigh of relief, the other is taking stock of my blessings. My family–who live around the world–are safe. I am deeply grateful that we are healthy, happy, and have enough. People everywhere [...]

Justice for the forgotten women of Eastern Uganda

By |2019-05-22T22:45:44-04:00May 22nd, 2019|East Africa, Fistula, Master of Public Health Leadership, Student profile, Uganda, Uncategorized|

Dr. Ariho Boaz fights against Obstetric Fistula in Mbale #FistulaDay is May 23, 2019 Dr. Ariho Boaz is on a mission to change lives. He is hoping to prevent and treat cases of obstetric fistula in Eastern Uganda. If you’re reading this in North America, you may not understand why obstetric fistula is such a [...]

Dr. Chamberlain Froese a Canadian Woman Leader in Global Health

By |2019-01-09T19:27:28-05:00January 9th, 2019|Canada, maternal health, News|

Late in 2018, The Canadian Society for International Health published their inaugural list of Canadian Women Leaders in Global Health (#CWIGH).   Save the Mothers is pleased to congratulate our founding director Dr. Jean Chamberlain Froese, named to this list for her significant contributions to global health.   The impetus for the creation of the [...]

Tanzania Teamwork: STM & Mama Na Mtoto

By |2018-08-03T15:34:11-04:00August 3rd, 2018|clinical mentorship, East Africa, maternal health, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, News, Tanzania|

Save the Mothers (STM) supports four health centres in Tanzania. We do this as a partner in the Mama Na Mtoto initiative. This effort is a collaboration between Canadian, Tanzanian, and Ugandan partners to improve maternal, newborn, and child health in rural Tanzania. These Centres are in and around the district of Mwanza. We provide [...]

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