Midwifery DVDs and Videos

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A Midwife Like Me

This film was produced in partnership with the ICM and Medical AID Films showing the incredible work midwives across the world are doing to inform and empower women and their families. 


The Midwifery Services Framework (MSF) Journey 

The lives and health of millions of women and children could be saved each year with more investments in midwifery education, deployment and retention. High-level political commitment, both nationally and internationally, is required to address the problem of the shortage in midwives. Watch the Midwifery Service Framework (MSF) video with a focus on developing a quality midwifery workforce in countries to learn how your country can be involved.


Midwives work


Recent Streams

Preterm birth is the leading cause of newborn deaths, and now the second leading cause of death after pneumonia in children under the age of 5. On November 17, 2012 global partners, nations, parent organizations and advocates worldwide will mark the second annual World Prematurity Day, continuing momentum for the Born Too Soon movement that will ensure life-saving solutions are put into action.

AMREF the first public health NGO in Africa, is supporting the symbolic candidacy of Esther Madudu for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. This candidacy is a part of a campaign that engages the public to help meet the goal of training 15 000 African midwives to reduce maternal mortality in Africa by 25%.
The White Ribbon Alliance Citizens' Voice team report prepare for a week of reporting around the UN General Assembly, amplifying voices of our national leaders and demanding accountability.

ICM President Frances Day-Stirk had a strong message of hope and urgency on behalf of midwives around the world at a seminar hosted by ICM (International Confederation of Midwives) and FEFAF (Federation European des Femmes au Foyer, at the Rio+20 Conference in June.



Midwives reaching out to Women

A film by UNFPA and ICM

Midwives Reaching Out to Women

Cree Midwives

A film by Wawatay Native Communications Society

 Cree Midwives

 Midwives of SC

A film by WSLineberger

 Midwives of SC

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 International Day of the Midwife 2017


August Newsletter 2017