Health & Nutrition

Monday 27 June 2016

Making strides towards the provision of maternal and newborn health services

Save the Children has renovated the theatre at Karugutu Health Centre IV in Ntoroko district and constructed and fully furnished the maternity ward.

Wednesday 4 May 2016

5th May - International Day of Midwives

Every year, millions of women and newborns around the world are cared for by skilled midwives. Every day, thousands of babies are born, mothers are taken care of and lives are saved – by midwives.

Monday 21 March 2016

Health care in Western Uganda: What it's like to live a long way from anywhere

Save the Children UK writer Ben Brill visited Uganda in December 2015 to see Save the Children’s work in the country. Here he writes about his experience visiting healthcare facilities in the Western region:

Monday 21 March 2016

Recognising Neonatal Nurses

The Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) and Save the Children's Saving Newborn Lives program are recognizing and encouraging excellence in neonatal nursing. Nominate a neonatal nurse today.

Monday 7 March 2016

My Job As A Village Ambulance Rider

Village motorcycle ambulances provided by Save the Children in Ntoroko district have contributed to an increase in the number of mothers who seek skilled health care at birth. One of the riders of such an ambulance, talks about the work he does and its importance.