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June 2016

Dr. Stephen Noll – “Real Life Superhero”

By |2017-01-11T15:16:08-05:00June 27th, 2016|Uganda|

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 [...]

March 2016

Meet Save The Mothers Student Dr. Tonny Kapsandui

By |2017-01-11T15:16:09-05:00March 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 |2017-01-11T15:16:09-05:00February 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 [...]

Some Perspective On The Zika Virus From Uganda

By |2016-06-28T19:32:03-04:00February 3rd, 2016|Uganda|

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 [...]

December 2015

Meet STM Intern Jacqueline Kamel

By |2017-01-11T15:16:09-05:00December 18th, 2015|Uganda|

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 [...]

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