Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

Just imagine …

April 7, 2017 is World Health Day. In honour of that day, we’d like to ask you to imagine … Imagine yourself in the place of one of the two young women standing there, learning from Dr. Eve Nakabembe, obstetrician and director of the Save the Mothers Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (above right). Jess …

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Maternal and child health: what’s water got to do with it?

Midwife at Uganda’s Kawolo Hospital proudly displays the water tank installed by H2O 4 ALL, which provides clean water for drinking, washing and cleaning. We are proud of our work with Save the Mothers (STM), which delivers sustainable water sources to Mother Baby Friendly Hospitals to improve quality of care for pregnant and delivering mothers. …

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Midwife at Kawolo stands proudly beside water tank installed by H2O 4 ALL

Making Mukono Health Centre IV Mother Baby Friendly

The sheltered waiting area for pregnant women at Mukono Health Centre IV Mukono Health Centre IV is a level-four health facility located in the community of Mukono, Uganda. As the Global Health Corps fellows working with Save the Mothers (STM) for the 2016/17 academic year, we recently visited it for the first time. Mukono’s is …

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Sheltered waiting area at Mukono Health Centre

Small changes in hospitals create a big impact

Everybody deserves “to get the best care in their most vulnerable moments.” This video features Dr. Eve Nakabembe, Director of the Save the Mothers Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. She discusses some of the harsh realities women and health workers face in East African maternity hospitals. Lack of clean, running water. Lack of access to necessary …

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