Thank you for an amazing year and we look forward to working with you in 2015. Please note the ICM office is closed over the holidays.
ICM conducted two workshops in Indonesia to strengthen the media skills and assess the capacity of the Indonesian Midwives Association.
In Zimbabwe, ICM conducted a workshop focusing on advocacy for respectful maternity care and unintended pregnancies.
ICM President Frances Day-Stirk attended the World Health Organisation meeting on Building Resilient Systems for Health in Ebola-Affected Countries.
ICM President Frances Day-Stirk reflects on the events in 2014 and looks towards a 2015 full of work for improved maternity care for the women, babies and families…
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) in the United Kingdom has published new guidelines with evidence that midwife-led care is safer for…
An AIDS free generation is possible, and long overdue! This is not fast tracking, it is business unusual, and it must happen now!!
Call for proposals to send in project ideas is open until the end of March. Award winners will be financially supported to implement their project.
At the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands, a mini Symposium was hosted to discuss the Lancet Series on Midwifery in the Dutch context.
Join the multi-stakeholder consultations about the new Global Financing Facility (GFF) and include the voices of midwives.
For the first time in history, the complications of preterm birth outrank all other causes as the world's number one killer of children under-5.
Her Excellency Toyin Saraki delivered a keynote speech at the national country launch of the State of the World's Midwifery report in Abuja, Nigeria.
World Prematurity Day is celebrated every year on November 17th to raise awareness for the problem of prematurity.
ICM has endorsed the call for action by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action to position breastfeeding as a crucial part of the nutrition debate.
The expanding Ebola crisis has shone a spotlight on the importance of health workers and accessible, functional health systems.
The Enterprise for Development has launched a competition to identify social enterprise solutions for improving maternal and newborn child health in sub-Saharan…
ICM as the implementing partner of the 10,000 Happy Birthdays project with Laerdal Global Health has conducted two workshops in Malawi and one in Zambia.
ICM has endorsed a statement to the Commission on the Status of Women 58 issued by the Working Group for Girls on women's empowerment as a post-2015 goal.
This is an open consultation on the draft of the newly developed ICM Regulation Toolkit with questions to guide the feedback.
Together with partners ICM is holding a gap analysis workshop for midwives in the Comoros with participants from Madagascar, Djibouti, Morocco, Tunisia.
The Call for Abstracts for the 5th ICM Regional Conference of the Americas in July 2015 has been prolonged until 1st of December 2014.
Call to Member Associations: this e-consultation provides the opportunity to contribute, as critical stakeholders, to the development of the Global Health Strategy.
On September 25th, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon hosted the Every Woman every Child event to build…
On 25 September 2014 the establishment of a Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child was announced.
The 64th Session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee for Europe from 15th-18th September in Copenhagen, Denmark.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the first regional and international peer-reviewed online midwifery journal called Journal of Asian Midwives (JAM).
Numerous side events to discuss maternal newborn and child health take place during the United Nations General Assembly this week in New York.