On December 17th 2014, Save the Children-Uganda, Sponsorship team finally unveiled their go live site.
Save the children with partners including; UNICEF commemorated the silver jubilee of the enactment of the UN Convention on the rights of the child (CRC) held at the Golf course hotel. The first lady, Janet Museveni, commended Save the children and their local and International partners for protecting the rights of children.
The Global Campaign Task Group face to face meeting was held recently in Kampala. Part of the activities was when Save the Children organised a discussion on Maternal and Newborn Child Health in partnership with White Ribbon Alliance, with the the First Lady, Janet Museveni as the chief guest.
Uganda commemorated World Prematurity Day 2014 with a series of activities and events to raise awareness about preterm birth particularly to high level decision makers.
Sister Agnes Kasaigi Kasoone, a veteran midwife in charge of the maternity unit at Buwenge Hospital in Jinja district and an expert in helping revive babies who have trouble breathing at birth, was honored yesterday as the African recipient of the 2014 International Midwife Award.
Encouraging mothers and their partners to attend antenatal care (ANC) sessions is the most important avenue the health centre is using to reduce these challenges.