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Building Momentum for the Expansion of Midwifery in Mexico and Beyond
Building Momentum for the Expansion of Midwifery in Mexico and Beyond
20 November 2017

Over the last 5 years, countries around the world have begun to undertake new initiatives to improve maternal health ourcomes by strengthening midwifery care. 

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All4Maternity: Your place for Learning, Sharing, Caring
All4Maternity: Your place for Learning, Sharing, Caring
13 November 2017

An online platform - All4Maternity to support, educate and nuture midwives and other maternity workers globaly has been launched.

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Preventing PPH: Saving lives of mothers and babies
Preventing PPH: Saving lives of mothers and babies
10 November 2017

Alex James, a midwife and midwifery educator designed a project to save the lives of mothers and their newborns, especially in the rural areas. 

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Strengthening Midwifery through Competency Based Education (CBE)
Strengthening Midwifery through Competency Based Education (CBE)
3 November 2017

TAMA conducted two CBE worshops to strengthen midwifery education and expand knowledge to the available midwifery workforce in the country. 

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Kyrgyzstan MOH approves Chief Midwife Post in the Ministry
Kyrgyzstan MOH approves Chief Midwife Post in the Ministry
1 November 2017

Kyrgyzstan Ministry of Health has approved a Chief Midiwfe post in the Ministry, which will ensure strong presence and a voice for the midwifery profession. 

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New ICM Regional Groupings
New ICM Regional Groupings
31 October 2017

The ICM Council approved the adoption of the new regional groupings as per World Health Organization's regional grouping

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Chilean Midwives hold their 7th International Conference on Midwifery
Chilean Midwives hold their 7th International Conference on Midwifery
30 October 2017

The Chilean Midwives Association held its 7th International Congress on Midwifery in Concepción with over 300 midwives in attendance.

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ICM Representation at United Nations General Assembly 2017
ICM Representation at United Nations General Assembly 2017
25 October 2017

ICM's representation at the many different side events during the 2017 United Nations General Assembly (UNGA2017)

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Board meeting communique 2-6 October 2017
Board meeting communique 2-6 October 2017
12 October 2017

The first official meeting of the incoming ICM Board, elected in Toronto in June was held in The Hague from 2-6 October. Read the communique here 

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Board Meeting 2-6 October
Board Meeting 2-6 October
9 October 2017

The Board Members worked on the ICM Strategy for the next triennium 2017-2020. See photo snippets 

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My journey as a midwife
My journey as a midwife
2 October 2017

Read Thuy Tien Tran's story as she narrates what inspired her to become a midwife and her determination to develop midwifery profession in Vietnam

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Empowering Tajikistan midwives through leadership and advocacy
Empowering Tajikistan midwives through leadership and advocacy
29 September 2017

ICM conducted a leadership and advocacy workshop for Tajikstan midwives as part of the strategy on strengthening midwives associations' capacity

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Tanzanian midwives: increasing knowledge through CBE
Tanzanian midwives: increasing knowledge through CBE
28 September 2017

Tanzanian midwives have reported that their confidence and competence of CBE has increased significantly over the course of the workshop

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Call for submission: Stories for the Healthy Newborn Network
Call for submission: Stories for the Healthy Newborn Network
27 September 2017

ICM is partnerning with Save the Children's Healthy Newborn Network to promote midwifery as a solution to critical gaps in newborn health. 

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Webinar: The Global Consensus Statement as a Tool for Advocacy
Webinar: The Global Consensus Statement as a Tool for Advocacy
23 September 2017

Franka Cadée, ICM President will be speaking on a The Global Consensus Statement as a Tool for Advocacy webinar on 25th September 

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State of Midwifery Report 2017 in Eastern and Southern Africa
State of Midwifery Report 2017 in Eastern and Southern Africa
22 September 2017

Launch of the State of Midwifery Report 2017 in Eastern and Southern Africa titled:- Analysis of the Sexual Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health…

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Bali 2020: Early bird registration
Bali 2020: Early bird registration
13 September 2017

The 32nd ICM Triennial Congress will be held in Bali, Indonesia from 21-25 June 2020. Early bird registration is open till 29th September 2017

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"Kekeli" - Female Community Health Promoters
29 August 2017

Olivia Kroening-Roche, a certified Nurse-Midwife, Programme Director and Co-Founder of Rural Health Collabirative, tells us about the "Kekeli" - female community…

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Member Associations give feedback on the Global Midwives Association Map
Member Associations give feedback on the Global Midwives Association Map
28 August 2017

ICM would like to tahnk all Member Associations who gave feedback on the Global Midwifery Map, which was launched during the 31st ICM Triennial Congress in Toronto,…

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New documents posted
New documents posted
23 August 2017

You can now access the revised position statements, definiton of a midwife and Bill of Rights for women from the links provided in French, Spanish and English 

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Triennial Congress 2017

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 International Day of the Midwife 2017

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