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Uniting For Safe Legal Abortion
Uniting For Safe Legal Abortion
15 April 2014

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

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

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

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Midwifery Competency-Based Education in Suriname
Midwifery Competency-Based Education in Suriname
9 April 2014

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

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Midwifery Education Conference
Midwifery Education Conference
31 March 2014

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

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ICM Midwifery Development Workshop in China
ICM Midwifery Development Workshop in China
27 March 2014

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

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

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

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Jhpiego/ICM Pillar of Midwifery Award
Jhpiego/ICM Pillar of Midwifery Award
14 March 2014

ICM together with Jhpiego is pleased to announce an award that will be presented to an outstanding midwife at the Triennial Congress in Prague. 

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

ICM Chief Executive Frances Ganges attended the fundraising dinner of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood on the International Women's Day. 

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Deadline for Nominations
Deadline for Nominations
10 March 2014

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 program and apply!

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

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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ICM Participates in the SoWMy 2014 Data Analysis
ICM Participates in the SoWMy 2014 Data Analysis
7 March 2014

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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ICM’s Inaugural Global Goodwill Ambassador
ICM’s Inaugural Global Goodwill Ambassador
6 March 2014

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

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Follow Up Competency Based Education Workshop
Follow Up Competency Based Education Workshop
5 March 2014

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

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Connecting Midwives
Connecting Midwives
3 March 2014

We are pleased to announce the launch of an online platform for midwives around the world, where they can interact and share ideas, projects, and innovations.

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Global Indicators for Maternal Healthcare
Global Indicators for Maternal Healthcare
28 February 2014

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

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

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

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

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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Wanted: Champions for Family Planning
Wanted: Champions for Family Planning
20 February 2014

Wish to make a contribution in advancing family planning in your country/region? Apply for the ICM/USAID FP Fellowship & get all expenses paid to attend Congress.

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Midwives voices Needed!
Midwives voices Needed!
19 February 2014

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

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Recognizing Excellence in Midwifery
Recognizing Excellence in Midwifery
3 February 2014

Call for nominations to recognize midwives who specialize in maternal and newborn care in low-resource settings to win all expenses at Congress in Prague.

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Largest gathering of midwives in the world
Largest gathering of midwives in the world
29 January 2014

This short film has been produced just for you! Watch the ICM Chief Executive in her address inviting you to Prague for the 30th Triennial Congress

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Programme for Prague online
Programme for Prague online
24 January 2014

Are you curious about the plenary sessions, workshops and concurrent sessions at the 30th Triennial Congress in Prague? Find out - read the programme

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