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 […]
Dr. Stephen Noll (pictured above with Dr. Jean Chamberlain Froese) not only helped to establish the Save the Mothers program at Uganda Christian University, he served as the first chair of the board of Save the Mothers USA. Dr. Stephen Noll has dedicated his life to teaching and helping those in need. With a lengthy
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.
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
Zika virus has become a term of terror for many pregnant women around the world but especially for those living in and around Brazil. The emersion of any virus, which has significant impact on human life, causes great anxiety for many—but especially for pregnant mothers since the potential to cause fetal abnormalities is significant. This
Jacqueline Kamel, 28, was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario (Canada). She graduated with a degree in Developmental Psychology from the University of Windsor and a Masters Degree in Social Work specializing in International Social Welfare from Columbia University in the city of New York. Since September 2015, she has been working as a program