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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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A pastor teaches pastors, so they can teach others

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: East Africa, leadership, male involvement, Master of Public Health Leadership, maternal health, maternal mortality|Tags: , , , , , |

Upoki Bitum, pictured at far right in the red patterned shirt, second row, is a pastor and a student in the Save the Mothers Master of Public Health Leadership Program. He lives and works in [...]

A mother to mothers

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: East Africa, Internship, maternal health, Uganda|Tags: , , , |

Save the Mothers' Dr. Eve Nakabembe (pictured at left), consults with a young mother at Uganda's Mubende Hospital. In a deeply personal reflection below, Save the Mothers' Program Intern Marissa Ware offers insights into different [...]