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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Radio – and maternal health

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, maternal health, Uganda, World Radio Day|Tags: , , , , |

Technology used for a community radio broadcast in rural Uganda.  Monday, February 13, 2017 is World Radio Day. In honour of the day, Save the Mothers Interns Fortunate Kagumaho and Jess Huston put together the following [...]

Adventures of the Visitors – Part 2

By | January 27th, 2017|Categories: Breastfeeding, East Africa, Master of Public Health Leadership, Vision Trip|Tags: , , , , , |

New MPHL graduate Ruth, with husband Philip, and newborn Tirzah, whom she delivered the night before.   While in Mukono celebrating with the new Save the Mothers Masters of Public Health Leadership (MPHL) graduates, we [...]