CANADIANS TO WALK ‘A MILE IN HER SHOES’ COMMUNITIES PREPARE FOR ANNUAL WALK TO SUPPORT EXPECTING MOTHERS IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD
HAMILTON, Ontario—This Mother’s Day weekend, and throughout the month of May, Canadians are hitting the streets to highlight something that we take for granted: access to a safe pregnancy and childbirth. Communities across the country will host walks to support maternal and child health in the developing world, where the very act of childbirth remains one of the leading causes of death among adolescent girls and women.
Mothers Day weekend walks – Save the Mothers is seeking men and women to organize and participate in fundraising Walks in their communities – Now, find us on Instagram – Goodbyes and hellos – A student writes – Small changes, big impact – Delivering Change – Did you know?
Meet Deborah Mensah, Executive Director – 2017 – A Year In Review – Back to class – “A mother to mothers” – Alumni in Action – The Kamuli Fistula Camp – The Kamuli Fistula Camp – Dr. Jean Chamberlain Froese looking forward
Fighting fistula – Year-end giving – Mother Baby Friendly Hospital update – Dr. Miriam on Canadian TV – “A real treat” – Seeking health care solutions – Blood. We all need it to survive. – It’s a wonderful season to reflect on birth …
Hope shone bright at the annual Save the Mothers’ Fundraising Gala Dinner and Auction – Major grant for Save the Mothers announced – What Is Volunteer Fundraising – Ugandan class back in session – Assessing needs – Helping students succeed – Profile of a graduate – Higher education takes us further – Second year student Janet Apio
This is what partnership looks like – Have you got your tickets yet for the Annual Dinner & Auction Friday, November 17? – Basking in the planning – Donation dollars hard at work – Update on students … and staff – Clinical mentorship for Mother Baby Friendly Hospitals – Extending a line for safe motherhood
Tickets NowAvailable of Annual Fundraising Dinner & Auction Friday, November 17 – Summer students for maternal and child health – Music for mothers – Clinical mentorship – Classes began for the incoming group of new international students – “Tugenda kukusubwa” – Midwives making mothers matter – Save the Mothers welcomed two, new Fellows from Global Health Corps – The power of youth engagement – Dr. Pius Okong
For everything there is a season – Honours for The Game Changers – Book of true stories by STM authors awarded – Sharing the impact of Save the Mothers – Queen Elizabeth Scholar – Fistula: not a foreign word – Part of doing her part – Snapshot of a group visit
Steps that deliver lasting change for maternal and child health – Saying goodbye and hello! – Fundraising with handbags – Global Health Corps VIPs on site visit – Telling the Save the Mothers’ story – Field Trip – Summer students hard at work – Visitors – Beka Bushby
Let’s make a difference because it’s within our power and ability to do so – Spring flowers for mothers – High Dependance Unit launched – Ugandan classes back in session – Staff Retreat – World Health Day – Getting to know: Miriam Mutabazi – Read a book The Game Changers
Uganda records significant decline in maternal death rate – Join a walk to raise funds for maternal and child health in the developing world – International Game Changers – Good-byes … and Hellos – Rwandan recruitment – More graduates to celebrate – Women’s Institute for mothers – Road Trip – How the empowerment of women anywhere helps women everywhere – Research yields understanding – World Water Day
Calling All Potential Interns We are currently seeking applications to fill their roles for the 2017-18 academic year. – Mother’s Day weekend walk video – Friends in high places – News from here and there – Adventures of the Visitors (Part 2) – Radio and Maternal Health – Life-changing Internship
Introducing Dr. Miriam Mutabazi, new East African Director – It’s time to commit to joining Save the Mothers for a “Steps to Deliver Change” 5K- Walk/Run – Using her talents to Save the Mothers – Worth 1,000 words? – Why Are Annual Reports Important? – Adventures of the visitors –
Save the Mothers is planning a “vision trip” for February, 2017. We’d love for you to be a part of it. To come. And to see. – Masks can’t mask the joy … – What it will take to win the game “You just have to keep at it” – ‘Tis the season for giving to give to Save the Mothers”
Canadian Dinner and Auction delivers with record amount raised – Another six students joined the ranks of graduates from the Save the Mothers Master of Public Health Leadership program – Calling all Game Changers – Travelling the Road2Hope – Debating the use of TBAs – Field trip to the Women and Infants programs at Mulago National Referral Hospital
Introducing Samantha Elizabeth Kirabo, (born in Uganda) to Dr. Eve Nakabembe, Director of Save the Mothers’ Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and her husband Sam Kirabo. Samantha weighed a healthy three kilograms at birth, a beautiful little sister for big brother Emmanuel. She is growing healthy and strong.
Such success stories are not to be taken for granted in Uganda, a part of the world where 6,000 women continue to die daily of causes related to pregnancy and childbirth.
This is your final call, Save the Mothers’ annual Mother’s Day Weekend Walks are less than two weeks away – Interviewing new recruits – New book from Save the Mothers, Pre-order your copy of The Game Changers, at the special price of only $14.99.
Want your life to count? take some “Steps to Deliver Change” – Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative brings hope – Networking – Celebrating – Our work is only possible through partnerships – A passionate wake-up call – When women thrive
Steps to Deliver Change fundraising Walk. It’s time to plan your Mother’s Day Weekend! – “Zika virus” a term of terror – Health Awareness Week makes a big impact – We are seeking two program interns for the 2016/17 academic year – Corinne, Abigail and Memphis Angell: People become engaged with the work of Save the Mothers in all sorts of ways – Have you received your receipt?
OUR GOAL: preventing the 289,000 deaths that happen each year due to childbirth complications – Help vulnerable mothers this Mother’s Day – Doctor feels more connected to the community he serves – Munching and mingling