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Joining Hands to Improve the Health of Mothers and Children

When I was in Tanzania in February, I met a woman named Kundi. She lived among the Southern Highlands, in a small village bordering Zambia and Malawi. Kundi was holding […]

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Seeing the World Through a New Set of Lenses

This week, Save the Mothers, a Canadian NGO in Uganda, held a reunion for graduates and students of its Master of Public Health Leadership (MPHL) program. It was a timely […]

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EXPERIENCES OF CHILDBIRTH: A CONTRAST

Like so many of you my family and I recently celebrated the holidays. Ours were particularly special this year because I gave birth to my third child just two days […]

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Creating a Journey to Better Maternal Health

“So, why is a small college from rural Canada working in Africa?”  Having heard this question several times since the launch of the College of the Rockies (COTR) led MNCH […]

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Immunisation as a Vital Strategy

Immunisation is a vital strategy for improving child survival and flourishing. Yet, almost 40 years after the introduction of the World Health Organization’s Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), one in […]

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