by Rachel Wong With 17.5 million people, Guatemala is Central America’s largest nation–yet it has one of the highest socioeconomic disparities and poverty levels worldwide. The burden of COVID-19 is crippling healthcare systems and adding to a growing list of issues the country’s population is facing: extreme poverty, violence, drought, and lack of government accountability.…

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August 21, 2019 – Last week we officially launched our telemedicine program in Uganda. Our first lecture was given by Dr. Noel Strong, Maternal-fetal medicine specialist and Saving Mothers medical board member. Dr. Strong gave the lecture in her New York City office at 8 a.m. EST before starting her clinical duties for the day.…

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Last March, Lori travelled with the Saving Mothers team to West Pokot, Kenya and she documented her experience. This summer her photographs were exhibited at Photoville. Here we feature her to get a better sense of her career and what she captured while on the ground with our team. Hawkins was drawn to the field…

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What is your name and position at Saving Mothers? Jessica Oliveira, Guatemala Program Director, Founder of the School of POWHER. Why did you join Saving Mothers? At the time, I had gone on a few global health surgical trips which exposed me to travel, culture, and the disparities women in developing worlds live with. Then…

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