TOGETHER,
LET’S IMPROVE MATERNAL
HEALTH IN AFRICA

Established in Montreal in 2011, La Fondation Mères du Monde en Santé (Healthy Mothers of the World Foundation) is the only non-profit organization in Canada working to eliminate obstetric fistula in Africa, as part of the worldwide effort to improve maternal health. We are currently working in Rwanda and in Tanzania.

Charitable registration number in Canada: 829413046RR0001.
Tax receipts are issued for donations.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities for physicians and nurses, please email us: info@fondationmms.org.
14
February
2022

JEAN-LOUIS ROY, NEW HONORARY PRESIDENT OF THE MÈRES DU MONDE EN SANTÉ FOUNDATION

It is with great enthusiasm that Dr Jacques Corcos, President of the Mères du Monde en Santé Foundation, announces that Mr. Jean-Louis Roy, historian, journalist and diplomat, has been named Honorary President of the Fondation. From 1981 to 1986, Jean-Louis Roy was Director of the daily Le Devoir. He subsequently held the positions of Delegate General of Quebec in…

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1
November
2021

Our run/walk for maternal health: We surpassed our goal!

A huge thank you to all the people (60!) who participated in our Run/Walk for Maternal Health on October 30th! Together, we surpassed our goal and raised $27,630 for our next surgical mission in Rwanda! We invite you to send us photos of the race to jgagne@fondationmms.org. How nice it was to see you all in Montreal! Thanks…

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2
October
2021

First MMS mission in Tanzania

From september 24th to 28th, an exploratory mission took place in M’Panda, Tanzania. This mission was partly financed by the Mères du Monde en Santé Foundation. Two volunteers from MMS France participatedto it: Jean-Claude Alimi and Antoine Ottomani. They joined the local team composed of two gynecologists, one anesthesiologist and two nurses. In mid-November, we will be evaluating…

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9
September
2021

It’s a Go! MMS Is Relaunching Its Missions!

After a forced 18-month hiatus, MMS is furbishing its tools, honing its scalpels, adjusting its optics, repacking its boxes, and resuming its missions as of the end of September. In fact, for our first mission to Tanzania, MMS will be working with its local partners from the Association of Obstetric Fistula Surgeons of Tanzania (AOFST) to go help…

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