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Immediately after the war in Kosovo, in 2000, the infant mortality rate was 29 deaths per 1000 births, one of the highest in Europe. Action for Mothers and Children, together with its partners, donors, and friends has been at the forefront of the battle to bring this number down for the last ten years to about 11 per 1,000 births as of today. The battle has not ended yet! Around “Action for Mothers and Children” many supporters gathered to make their dream true and founded initially the “Foundation for Healthy Mothers and Babies” in 2009, under the initiative of Dr. James Strickler. Influential individuals from health, business, culture and economic sectors from Kosovo, US, and Diaspora (including among others Ardiana Bunjaku, Jehona Gjurgjeala, Rexhep Hoxha, Richard Lukaj, Bekim Ahmetaj, Ilirjana Bajraktari, George Little, Philip Sigwart, Ilir Hoxha and recently princess to be Elia Zaharia) joined the efforts to support the cause and grew the foundation into today’s “Action for Mothers and Children” since 2013. Our simple goal is to save the lives of children and mothers in Kosovo.

Stories from our winners

Meet Baby Nil

Nil is a premature baby which was born in the 33 week of pregnancy and weighted 750 grams. Nil was treated with a dose of Survanta and stayed for 2 months in the incubator. Throughout the time he stayed in the Neonatology Clinic he was treated with the oxygen system, respiratory tubes, CRP, CPAP, phototherapy […]

Upcoming event

AMC is organizing the now traditional event “Save a Life” in Zurich on 10 May 2018, at Marriot Hotel from 19:00, where funds for health-care services benefiting mothers and children in Kosovo are going to be raised....

Action for Mothers and Children celebrates 6th anniversary with a new image

10 April 2019 AMC, a humanitarian foundation that has been re-established for 6 years now to fulfill its mission: to save the lives of mothers and babies in Kosovo. The goal of AMC is to save the lives of mothers and babies in Kosovo is through four program pillars: 1) Education 2) Supply 3) Research […]

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