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The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) supports, represents and works to strengthen professional associations of midwives globally.
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. study finds women's birth choices more likely to be supported by a midwife:
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Record numbers of nurses and midwives have registered to work in the UK with 18,000 more than a year ago, via :
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We continue to stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. We are learning and evolving in order to to spark meaningful dialogue and change within the profession. Read our full Anti-Racism Statement here:
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In a recent, webinar, Lead Midwife Advisor, spoke about the impact of on — a subject that's drastically under-emphasized within the current global health discourse. Ann's presentation begins at minute 43:
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NAPAWF Jul 8
The Supreme Court just upheld Trump's birth control rules. Virtually any employer will now be able to claim a religious or moral exemption to deny birth control coverage. This is discriminatory, and we know it will impact marginalized communities the most.
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ICM Jul 7
We're one week away from the Devex Twitter Chat on how health care workers can be supported, protected, and empowered during a pandemic! Add this event to your calendar:
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Devex Jul 7
How to provide short- and long-term protection for women affected by COVID-19. · 👇🏽
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UN Geneva Jul 7
New report on the global epidemic shows that 2020 targets will not be met because of deeply unequal success; risks blowing progress way off course.
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Devex May 26
“My area in Kibera is overpopulated. One household contains around 20 people”. CHW Repha Kutai explains the challenges of preventing the spread of in an informal settlement.
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ICM Jul 6
Samson Udho — and a midwife in Uganda — recently prevented the conversion of his maternity ward into a hospital. Learn more about Samson's heroic work on our blog:
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World Health Organization (WHO) Jul 6
"WHO is deeply concerned about the impact of on the global response to . A new WHO survey showed access to HIV medicines has been significantly curtailed as result of the pandemic"- at the Presser
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ICM Jul 5
Chinomnso Ibe is a midwife in Nigeria + the founder of . Through her organization, Chinomnso and her fellow midwives put together birthing kits for vaginal deliveries Read more about this work and the work of other midwives here:
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United Nations Jul 5
As domestic violence reports surge during the pandemic, information & support services must be made available to women & girls, particularly those with disabilities. via
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ACM Jul 5
ACM conducted a survey into women's experiences of maternity care at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia. Head to the link below to read our media release and to download the full report.
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The RCM Jul 5
Happy 72nd Birthday to the !! 🎉🎉 From 1948 to today, staff have empowered women and delivered excellent care in pregnancy, labour and beyond. Today we celebrate all that our members contribute to our amazing health service ❤️
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SHV_FSSF Jul 3
We are happy to announce that the Swiss government has approved a new contract for independent midwives. We had to breathe a lot and push hard 😉...a long and stony road. Happy about this important result in the International Year of Midwives.
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UNFPA Bangladesh Jul 5
Despite , must continue visiting health facilities for & care. Quality healthcare services saves lives! Yesterday, we held a meeting with DGHS to discuss advocacy efforts for safe & increased facility visits by women in
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ICM Jul 4
Young Midwife Leader, Neha Mankani appeared last week on with to discuss the current realities of clinical midwives in Pakistan. Watch Neha's full interview here:
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ICM Jul 2
"At the closing ceremony of the ICM Toronto Congress in 2017, I said that we midwives know when it’s time to breath and time to push, and that our time had come to push." Watch 's closing speech from last week's 2020 ICM Council Meeting:
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World Health Organization (WHO) Jul 2
World scientific community came together at a WHO-hosted virtual summit on 1 & 2 July, to track evolving science on & examine progress made to develop effective tools to end the pandemic. 👉
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