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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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Cultivating leaders for development and aid

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, leadership, Master of Public Health Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jess Huston (pictured above in the striped shirt at her "Farewell" party with colleagues from Save the Mothers) worked as a program intern with Save the Mothers in Uganda during the 2016/17 academic year. In [...]

Uganda’s 1st Presidential Dialogue on Quality of Health Services

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: East Africa, hospitals, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, News, Uganda|Tags: , , |

Last month, Global Health Corps fellow Meredith Hutchins and intern Marissa Ware represented Save the Mothers at the 1st National Presidential Dialogue on Quality of Health Services in Uganda. The conference was intended to serve [...]