News Archive 2014

15 April 2014
Uniting For Safe Legal Abortion

World Leaders Consultation on Uniting for Safe Legal Abortion was held in Washington, DC, on March 24–25.

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10 April 2014
Afghanistan Moving Forward with Midwifery Education

Read how the Afghan Midwives Association (AMA) embarked on a midwifery education journey.

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10 April 2014
Midwifery in Japan

Japanese Nursing Association published a report about the state of midwifery in Japan.

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10 April 2014
Award for a midwife who has demonstrated leadership and vision

We are pleased to announce that nominations may now be submitted for the Dorothea Lang Leadership Award. Deadline is 15th…

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10 April 2014
WRA for Safe Motherhood in Afghanistan

Find out how White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) for Safe Motherhood was established in Afghanistan.

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9 April 2014
Sharp Decline in Infant Mortality Continues

The infant mortality rate is decreasing, which is a sign of positive development. 

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9 April 2014
Midwifery Competency-Based Education in Suriname

ICM Board Member, Irene dela Torre, participated in a workshop on Midwifery Competency-Based Education (CBE) in Paramaribo,…

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31 March 2014
Midwifery Education Conference

Update 2.4.2014: Conference on different components of Midwifery Education and successful…

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27 March 2014
ICM Midwifery Development Workshop in China

Update 4.4.2014: In order to address the issue of midwifery development in China, ICM organized a workshop…

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21 March 2014
'Midwives' Included in Name Change of the CNF

Frances Day-Stirk attended the Commonwealth Nurses Federation Conference, where a historic name change was made.

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14 March 2014
Jhpiego/ICM Pillar of Midwifery Award

ICM together with Jhpiego is pleased to announce an award that will be presented to an outstanding midwife at the Triennial…

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11 March 2014
Dinner for Safe Motherhood on International Women's Day

ICM Chief Executive Frances Ganges attended the fundraising dinner of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood on…

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10 March 2014
Deadline for Nominations

Are you short on money but dying to come to ICM's Congress in Prague? Check out if you qualify for the Award or Fellowship…

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8 March 2014
ICM-FIGO Joint Statement on Misoprostol for PPH Treatment

ICM and FIGO are pleased to launch a joint statement on the use of misoprostol for the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage.

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7 March 2014
ICM Participates in the SoWMy 2014 Data Analysis

The SoWMy Core Group hosted a data analysis workshop to gain consensus on the key messages coming from SoWMy 2014 data.

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6 March 2014
ICM’s Inaugural Global Goodwill Ambassador

The ICM is delighted to announce that Her Excellency Toyin Saraki has accepted the Board’s invitation to be the Inaugural…

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5 March 2014
Follow Up Competency Based Education Workshop

ICM Vice President, Debrah Lewis, attended a Competency Based Education Workshop for Midwifery Educators and Preceptors.

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3 March 2014
Connecting Midwives

We are pleased to announce the launch of an online platform for midwives around the world, where they can interact and…

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28 February 2014
Global Indicators for Maternal Healthcare

ICM Board Member for Northern Europe, Ingela Wiklund, attended a WHO meeting in Geneva to include the midwifery perspective.

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25 February 2014
Midwives: short term investment or long term gain?

ICM President, Frances Day-Stirk, attended the Africa Healthcare Summit 2014.

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24 February 2014
The presence of fathers at birth is life changing

ICM Vice President Debrah Lewis speaks about why fathers should be present at birth during her TEDx Talk in Port of Spain. 

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20 February 2014
Wanted: Champions for Family Planning

Wish to make a contribution in advancing family planning in your country/region? Apply for the ICM/USAID FP Fellowship…

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19 February 2014
Midwives voices Needed!

Your comments on the Every Newborn Action Plan will ensure that the midwives' perspective is included in this crucial…

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3 February 2014
Recognizing Excellence in Midwifery

Call for nominations to recognize midwives who specialize in maternal and newborn care in low-resource settings to win…

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29 January 2014
Largest gathering of midwives in the world

This short film has been produced just for you! Watch the ICM Chief Executive in her address inviting you to Prague for…

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24 January 2014
Programme for Prague online

Are you curious about the plenary sessions, workshops and concurrent sessions at the 30th Triennial Congress in Prague?…

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16 January 2014
Win free Congress registration for Prague

Tell your story and win free congress registration for Prague 2014 and all expenses paid by Ipas. Deadline for entry:…

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