The Royal Dutch Organisation of Midwives (KNOV) offers certified midwives from abroad an introduction to the Dutch Midwifery system. The program has the capacity to place approximately eight midwives yearly for a two week period. The next programme will take place form the 1st - 12th June 2015. Applications are open until 31st December ’14. The program plus the criteria for application are described below.
The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for its Conference and meeting of the Council of National Representatives in Seoul, South Korea in June 2015. Under the theme, Global Citizen, Global Nursing, the Conference will take place from 19-23 June 2015. Instructions for submitting abstracts for the scientific programme and details on the themes to be addressed can be accessed at www.icn2015.com. The deadline for abstract submission is 7 October 2014
El Colegio de Obstetrices del Peru (COP) is gathering national and international speakers at its 2nd International Congress: "Challenges in Sexual and Reproductive Health Care" from the 26-28 June 2015. The syllabus includes subjects such as maternal and newborn health, contraception, adolescent health, prevention of gynecological cancer, primary health care, among others.
The main objective of the Congress is to update, strengthen and consolidate skills aimed at improving the comprehensive health care and its impact on the betterment of maternal and perinatal health. It also seeks to exchange knowledge, experiences and professional challenges in the field of sexual and reproductive health.
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Washington DC, USA
ACNM is pleased to announce that Her Excellency Mrs. Toyin Saraki Global Goodwill Ambassador for the International Confederation of Midwives will speak in a premier session at the ACNM 60th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Washington, DC. On Wednesday, July 1, 1:00–2:00pm, Mrs. Saraki will present her premier session: The Midwife as a Game Changer.
ICM 5th Regional Conference of the Americas to be hosted by the Suriname Organization of Midwives on July 15-17, 2015. The theme chosen “Invest in Healthy Pregnancy; Invest in Midwives” attests to the role of midwives as the primary professionals responsible in promoting healthy pregnancies, and thereby ensuring healthy mothers and babies.
This event will be a gathering of people who will share their knowledge, experiences, successes and challenges as we continue to improve the health status of mothers and babies in the region and elsewhere. It is also an opportunity to renew collegiality and friendships, make new friends and share common visions and goals for the future of midwifery
Congress Theme: Midwifery care for every mother and their newborn
Abstract Submission for ICM APRC 2015: July 16, 2014 - December 24, 2014
Midwives changing South Africa one family at a time
Theme: Quality Care for Women throughout Life: Partners for Health
The technical conference will focus on discussing programs, policies, research, and advocacy to support achieving effective and sustainable coverage of maternal and newborn interventions at scale in countries and regions of highest need, and will continue to galvanize momentum and commitment to mothers and newborns on the global agenda. Mexico will provide a wonderful venue, as many lessons can be learned from its recognized leadership in maternal and newborn health in Latin America and worldwide, particularly in addressing issues of equity within and across population groups
Myanmar Convention Center II, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
8th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (8th APCRSHR). Civil society organizations in collaboration with government policy makers, programme implementers, researchers and development partners will gather at the Myanmar Convention Center II, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on February 23-26, 2016 for the 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights.