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Netherlands

Koninklijke Nederlandse Organisatie van Verloskundigen | Royal Dutch Organisation of Midwives (KNOV)

President: Linda Rentes

The Royal Dutch Organisation of Midwives (KNOV) was founded in 1889 and is an independent democratic organisation of 3300 midwives that represents most Dutch midwives in the Netherlands. The organisation advocates for midwives in the broadest sense of the wrod, is responsible for the registration of midwives and develops national midwifery guidelines.

More information about the unique midwifery system in the Netherlands with its free choice of home birth can be found using the following link http://www.knov.nl/voor-verloskundigen/internationaal/midwifery-in-the-netherlands/

Address

Mercatorlaan 1200
Postbus 2001
Utrecht, 3500 GA
The Netherlands

Phone +31 657 597 094 +31 302 823 100 Email info@knov.nl international@knov.nl www.knov.nl
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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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The EMA Education conference was held in Maastricht, The Netherlands on 28/29th of November 2013. 

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29th - 30th November 2013

Maastricht, Netherlands

4th EMA (European Midwives Association) Educational Conference

The Conference is on 29-30th November 2013 and the theme is Profiling Midwifery Education by Leadership & Science. For more information please visit the EMA website. See the detail on the conference here

15th - 18th June 2016

Maastricht, The Netherlands

XXV European Congress Perinatal Medicine

The European Association of Perinatal Medicine (EAPM) invites you to come to Maastricht, the Netherlands, from Wednesday June 15 till Saturday June 18, 2016, to participate in the European Congress of Perinatal Medicine (ECPM).

The ECPM is a biannual meeting where about 1500-2000 specialists in the field of perinatal medicine meet. With specialists we not only mean midwives, obstetricians and neonatologists but also those professionals who work in the very important adjacent fields such as child pathology, paediatric surgery, genetics, prenatal diagnosis and IVF. Also epidemiologists and health care workers will find this conference interesting.

ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION DEADLINE April 05th, 2016
For more information on how to submit an abstracts, click here

Website: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/eselectv2/frontend/index/144836 

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