The French version of the Lancet Series on Midwifery was launched in Geneva on the 24th of February
A high-level event discussing the important question if the world has enough midwives will take place in Geneva on Monday 23rd February.
Over 2000 midwives participated in the World Health Organization survey, but African voices are missing: take the survey and contribute from Africa!
Joint Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by UNFPA, UNICEF, FIGO and ICM.
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.
Jemima Dennis-Antwi, ICM Board Member was assigned chain of Office as the first President of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives.
UNFPA is mobilizing midwives in the prevention and care of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and has developed a toolkit to campaign to end FGM.
The Joint Initiative on the MNH Essential Interventions project implemented by three Health Care Professional Associations has successfully been completed.
Principle investigators of Helping Mothers Survive and Helping Babies Survive studies met for a Discussion Forum in Stavanger, Norway.
GHWA has summarized the findings of the feedback on the global Human Resource Strategy and has developed a “synthesis document" to present to WHO.
ICM supports the request of the Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative to strengthen the language for the health workforce in the Sustainable Development Goals.
A new clinic in Sierra Leone is giving some of the most vulnerable Ebola patients a better chance at surviving the virus.
Together with the ICM Global Goodwill Ambassador a small delegation paid a visit to Lesotho, the host country of the ICM Africa Regional Conference in 2016.
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!!