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Mother and Child

Innovative Leadership for
Maternal and Child Health

It’s been called “the most tolerated tragedy.”

A mother dies every 90 seconds of causes related to pregnancy and childbirth.
These are preventable deaths. In the developed world we’ve got the skills, personnel and resources
to manage complications during pregnancy. But in developing countries, women and babies simply die.

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By | November 27th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, hospitals, maternal health, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, Uganda|Tags: , , , , , , |

Whether you feel squeamish, anxious, curious, or any other of the multitude of emotions felt towards the substance, everyone has a reaction to it, and everyone has it: blood. In North America, we often take [...]

Major grant for Save the Mothers announced

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: clinical mentorship, East Africa, hospitals, midwives, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, News|Tags: , , , |

The Canadian philanthropic organization, Stronger Together, announced a number of new grants this week, including a sizable one for the work of Save the Mothers (STM). Stronger Together announced their intention to invest $81,400 in a [...]