midwifery

Here’s what we could find on the subject.

The Power of Female Health Workers

Women make up more than 70 percent of the health workforce. Despite the fact that they play a critical role in improving and saving the lives of people around the world, female health workers are often unrecognized, underpaid or unpaid. These  facts were presented by

#13 – Midwives Providing Safe Birth in Humanitarian Settings

  “(Midwives) give support to women whether they are in labour or not, they are social solidarity players in the local communities, not only the providers of health services for women & newborns.” – Mohamed Afifi, UNFPA Welcome back to The Mom Pod! In this

Midwives: Innovators on the Front Lines of Care

With simple but resounding words, Frances Day-Stirk, President of the International Confederation of Midwives, reminded 4,200 people gathered in Toronto that midwives are the engine of creativity and care that can deliver for mothers, babies, and families around the world. Always aiming to best serve

Franka Cadée Calls for Midwives to Take Action

”All midwives here know when it’s time to breathe and when it’s time to push. This is our time to push!” Franka Cadée, the new President of the International Confederation of Midwives closed the 31st Triennial Congress by addressing midwives from around the world with

GenH Challenge: Submit your Ideas

In recognition of the impact midwives are creating across the world, Johnson & Johnson has launched a new initiative – the GenH Challenge. Midwives are everyday pioneers of ingenuity, although many might not realise it, or feel particularly comfortable referring to themselves in such a

Meet the Midwife for Life Award Winners

The Save the Children and ICM Midwife for Life Award is an international recognition of exceptional midwives. Presented this morning at the ICM Congress by Patricia Erb, CEO of Save the Children Canada, the award seeks to recognise those who show great vision and leadership in midwifery.

Top Tips for Successful Storytelling!

Girls’ Globe shares our top tips for creating successful and powerful messages through blogging, creative storytelling & digital media.

Meet Midwife Dorcas: training to save lives at birth

In celebration of midwives worldwide, Kupona Foundation colleague, Dorcas – a midwife trainer at our sister organization, CCBRT – shares how her team is ensuring mothers and babies in the Dar es Salaam region survive and thrive. Being a Midwife is Something Precious “For the

Let’s Talk Equality: Midwives of the World – Part 1

In order to reach a completely equal society, all basic human rights need to be secured. One of these is maternal health. The success of a country can often be traced back to successful maternal health programming. Therefore, my project partner Anna and I decided

Celebrating Midwives with Voices from Around the World

Today is the International Day of the Midwife and we’ve collected voices of women and midwives from around the world to celebrate the important work midwives do as health professionals, leaders and partners, and in safeguarding the human rights of women and girls. “I think midwives

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