Press Release: Midwives Speaking Out on COVID-19, ICM Global Survey, published in scientific journal PLOS ONE

10 November 2022

Midwives speaking out on COVID-19: The International Confederation of Midwives Global Survey, a study coordinated by the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), has been peer-reviewed and published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE. The paper is now open-access and explores the impact of the pandemic through the experiences of 101 midwifery organisations from around the world. The representation of midwives’ experiences in scientific publications is key in ensuring midwives’ voices are heard, acknowledged and considered in health policy. 

All the regions and sub-regions where ICM has member organisations responded. The study identified the sheer scale of many of the global issues facing midwives and women from the start of the pandemic until midway through 2021.

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