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 Partnership for Maternal Newborn & Child Health Board Meeting
Partnership for Maternal Newborn & Child Health Board Meeting
21 April 2015

ICM President at the PMNCH Board Meeting in London, April 19th to 21st 

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TO THE MOTHERS AND MIDWIVES OF YEMEN
TO THE MOTHERS AND MIDWIVES OF YEMEN
8 April 2015

A message to Mothers and fellow Midwives in Yemen from the ICM and the ICM Board

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ICM President at Midwives4All Workshop
ICM President at Midwives4All Workshop
1 April 2015

ICM President Frances Day-Stirk took part in #Midwives4All Workshop & spoke at the Swedish Embassy.

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 “We need midwives, we need midwives, we need midwives”
“We need midwives, we need midwives, we need midwives”
31 March 2015

ICM at the Global Dialogue on Midwifery as part of the UN Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health

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Happy News for 10,000 Happy Birthdays!
Happy News for 10,000 Happy Birthdays!
26 March 2015

We are very pleased to announce that our Crowdfunding Campaign during November & December was a big success, raising over $42,000 USD.

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2015: Time for Global Action - UN Campaign
2015: Time for Global Action - UN Campaign
23 March 2015

2015 presents a historic and unprecedented opportunity to improve the lives of people everywhere.

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Add your voice to the new Global Strategy for Women's, Children's & Adolescents' Health!
Add your voice to the new Global Strategy for Women's, Children's & Adolescents' Health!
13 March 2015

The new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health needs your views!

 

 

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Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Midwifery Workforce
Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Midwifery Workforce
10 March 2015

One hundred and twenty participants gathered in Bangkok, Thailand to enable an exchange between countries in the UNFPA Asia-Pacific region.

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Midwives unemployed in Lesotho
Midwives unemployed in Lesotho
25 February 2015

The midwives association in Lesotho urges the government to engage with unemployed midwives to open the doors to midwives

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French Lancet Series on Midwifery in Geneva
French Lancet Series on Midwifery in Geneva
25 February 2015

 The French version of the Lancet Series on Midwifery was launched in Geneva on the 24th of February

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Does the world have enough midwives?
Does the world have enough midwives?
18 February 2015

A high-level event discussing the important question if the world has enough midwives will take place in Geneva on Monday 23rd February.

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Norwegian Midwives Campaign for Free Health Services
Norwegian Midwives Campaign for Free Health Services
11 February 2015

Together with Save the Children the Norwegian Midwives Association is running a campaign for mothers and babies to receive free health services all over the world. 

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African Midwives, Have Your Voice Heard!
African Midwives, Have Your Voice Heard!
9 February 2015

Over 2000 midwives participated in the World Health Organization survey, but African voices are missing: take the survey and contribute from Africa!

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A call to action for health workers to mobilize against FGM
A call to action for health workers to mobilize against FGM
6 February 2015

Joint Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by UNFPA, UNICEF, FIGO and ICM. 

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Health bodies demand zero tolerance on FGM
Health bodies demand zero tolerance on FGM
6 February 2015

On the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on February 6th, a coalition of leading health bodies are committing to end FGM. 

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ICM Board Member becomes President of College
ICM Board Member becomes President of College
4 February 2015

Jemima Dennis-Antwi, ICM Board Member was assigned chain of Office as the first President of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives. 

 

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Canada about to introduce National Midwife Day
Canada about to introduce National Midwife Day
3 February 2015

The Canadian Association of Midwives and the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives presented to the House of Commons regarding Bill C-608, An Act respecting…

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Engaging Midwives to End FGM
Engaging Midwives to End FGM
29 January 2015

UNFPA is mobilizing midwives in the prevention and care of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and has developed a toolkit to campaign to end FGM. 

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Joint Initiative Ended with Success
Joint Initiative Ended with Success
28 January 2015

The Joint Initiative on the MNH Essential Interventions project implemented by three Health Care Professional Associations has successfully been completed.

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Discussing Success of Training Programmes
Discussing Success of Training Programmes
27 January 2015

Principle investigators of Helping Mothers Survive and Helping Babies Survive studies met for a Discussion Forum in Stavanger, Norway.

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ICM Triennial Congress 2014 Prague 

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