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Call the Midwife!

Edwige Namwanga was a midwife when she was accepted into Save the Mothers’ MPHL program. Like many of her fellow midwives, she knew mothers were dying unnecessarily, and she wanted to do something about it. When she graduated in 2016, she was put in charge of a rural health centre in Central Uganda. It was …

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Moving for Mothers

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 …

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

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 …

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Farewell Deborah: Message from the STM Board

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 …

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Adapting, but staying the course in times of crisis

A note from Deborah Mensah, Executive Director Who would have thought that our world could change so drastically over a few short months? The COVID-19 crisis has undoubtedly changed your sphere in a significant way. Some of us have lost family and friends. Some of us have lost our jobs and livelihoods. Many have struggled …

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