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May 2017

Fistula; in Uganda, it’s not a foreign word

By | 2017-05-05T13:01:31+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

  Patients and nurses of the fistula ward at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Uganda, including, at far left the young "daughter on the ward," and at back, third from right, STM's Academic Director Dr. Justus Barageine, fistula surgeon.    Fistula. To most inhabitants of the Global North, the word is foreign. To Dr. Justus Barageine, Save [...]

December 2016

Interns report on visit to Uganda’s largest hospital

By | 2016-12-16T13:09:50+00:00 December 16th, 2016|hospitals, maternal health, Uganda, Uncategorized|

Save the Mothers' executive director Dr. Jean Chamberlain Froese stopped by for a visit, when the interns accompanied Dr. Eve Nakabembe to work at Uganda's largest hospital. Pictured above (from left) are: Dr. Jean, Jess Huston, Anne Cameron, Dr. Eve, Beka Bushby. The classic ‘take your child to work day’ was recently put into action [...]

October 2016

Introducing Dr. Justus Barageine

By | 2016-10-12T09:48:58+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Master of Public Health Leadership, Profile, Uganda, Uncategorized|

Save the Mothers has a new academic director; Dr. Justus Barageine (pictured in the 2016/17 staff photo above in the front row, far left) was recently appointed to the role to provide academic oversight of the Master of Public Health Leadership (MPHL) program. A gynaecologist by profession, he is married with three children. Dr. Barageine first [...]

August 2016

Having New Eyes

By | 2016-08-26T07:38:47+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Board Member, Profile, Uncategorized|

STM Board Member, Dena Thomas * “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust   For Save the Mothers’ board member Dena Thomas, caring about maternal health in the developing world began with seeing the world with new eyes. While on a trip to [...]