Esther Sharma

Esther is a Mum-to-one, a qualified Midwife and also has a Master's in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Esther has worked as a Midwife for over ten years in a number of innovative clinical settings in London prior to taking up management roles in the Public Health sphere. As well as working in both the maternity and public health services in the UK, Esther has been involved in projects working to improve maternal health in Afghanistan and has the privilege of being a Board Member for a maternal and newborn health charity, Women and Children First UK. Esther is a member of the Royal College of Midwives and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health.

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    Mumbai Midwifery: An Interview with Lina Duncan

    Originally posted on Maternal Matters. Maternal Matters is so excited to feature British midwife and global citizen, Lina Duncan, who…

  2. Maternal and Child Health
    Midwives Matter. But will SDG’s deliver?

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  3. Health
    Breastfeeding is a World Health Day Issue

    Yesterday was World Health Day – a World Health Organization (WHO) campaign with a focus, this year, on global food…

  4. Health
    Giving Midwives the Respect they Deserve

    Midwifery is one of the world’s oldest professions and midwives have been ‘with woman’ (the literal translation for the word…