Posts Tagged ‘GlobalHealth’

Meet Jessica Oliveira

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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Meet Sasha Hernandez

What is your name and position at Saving Mothers? Sasha Hernandez, Research Fellow Why did you join Saving Mothers? As a future OB/Gyn dedicated to global health I decided that a year of on the ground work and experience would be the best way to truly understand the nuances of community health education in developing…

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Meet Yeshika Mendoza de Paz

What is your name and position at Saving Mothers? Yeshika Mendoza de Paz, Volunteer Coordinator & Lead Educator Why did you join Saving Mothers? I joined because of the love for my people and my community. With Saving Mothers I am helping the people that need it the most and I know I am helping…

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Meet Rosario Mendoza Sapalú

What is your name and position at Saving Mothers? Rosario Mendoza Sapalú Clinical Educator Why did you join Saving Mothers? I wanted to help the women in my community. How long have you been working for Saving Mothers? 4 years What has been the most life-changing experience for you in working for Saving Mothers? I…

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Friends, we need your help!

www.gofundme.com/savingmothers Childbirth should be a joyous occasion, but unfortunately for many women around the world it is an extremely risky and scary undertaking. More than 343,000 women in developing nations die during childbirth each year – a number Saving Mothers strives to reduce. In Kenya alone, the maternal mortality rate is 488 maternal deaths per…

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Meet Concepcion Mendoza Sosof

What is your name and position at Saving Mothers? Concepcion Mendoza Sosof Program Coordinator and Lead Educator Why did you join Saving Mothers? I really loved the idea of working with and supporting the comadronas in our community so I was excited when I heard about the School of POWHER. How long have you been…

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Trump has defunded UN Population Fund

All funding to the UN’s Family Planning Agency has been cut. This is truly detrimental to the lives of women globally. The agencies funding has prevented an estimated 320,000 unintended pregnancies, averted almost 100,000 unsafe abortions, prevented about 10,000 maternal deaths, and enabled about 800,000 people to have access to contraception. And this was just…

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