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September 2021

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 [...]

May 2019

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 [...]

January 2019

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 [...]

August 2018

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 [...]

June 2018

Going beyond to Save the Mothers

By |2018-06-27T17:56:43-04:00June 27th, 2018|Super Supporters|

We appreciate all the support in action, gift and prayer. Sometimes, Save the Mothers supporters take action in inspiring and creative ways. We wanted to share with you the story of 2 such supporters in the USA who developed the ONE Heart campaign because of their experience in Uganda. WARNING: Just a note that this [...]

May 2018

Grant-Funded Midwifery Mentorship and Coaching Project Launches


By |2018-05-30T19:11:37-04:00May 30th, 2018|East Africa, Midwifery Mentorship and Coaching Project, midwives, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative|

By Teopista Agutu Communications Director, STM East Africa Last November, Save the Mothers won a "Stronger Together" grant from Canadian philanthropic organization Stronger Philanthropy to implement a Midwifery Mentorship and Coaching project (MMC). MMC provides training and support for midwives in STM’s Mother Baby Friendly Hospital sites.  This project aims to fill the critical gaps [...]

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