Events Archive 2014
The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) are ‘ending’ in 2015. Some countries will have achieved some of the eight MDGs, some will have surpassed them and some will not have achieved any.
This tour includes a wide and enlightening range of professional visits that provide real insight midwifery and childcare in South Africa. Read about the last tour here. Visits examining Midwifery and Child Care are combined with many opportunities to learn about the culture and history of South Africa and to enjoy the country’s food, wine, wildlife and scenery. The midwifery visits have been organised by the Society of Midwives of South Africa. South Africa is a spectacularly beautiful country and the tour travels from Johannesburg to a safari lodge in the Kruger National Park to Hazyview and finishes in Cape Town. The tour is led by Professor Cathy Warwick of the British Royal College of Midwives. For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or + 44 (0)20 7223 5618.
Lactation consultants IBCLCs, midwives, nurses, doctors and all those interested in breastfeeding and lactation are invited to join. The lectures are held in English, with German and French simultaneous translation. Take the opportunity to share your experience and research results on the topic of breastfeeding and lactation with other professionals. Posters can be submitted up to January 5th 2014.
The Pre-Congress on 24 April 2014 focuses on practical aspects.
Danish health care facilities (maternity wards, departments of Neonatology and
Healthvisitors) offer participants of the ELACTA Pre-Conference the opportunity for a study visit (morning or afternoon - a limited number of participants). In addition, the participants of the Pre-Congress can choose from eleven different workshops. Workshops will be in English, with one workshop in French and one in German.
MAMA Conference 2014 is in its fifth year, and is being hosted in the Glasgow Hilton Hotel in Scotland on Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th of April this year. Please take a look at the website www.mama-conference.co.uk if you wish to find any further information.
The first International Nursing and Midwifery Congress, 6-9 May 2014 in Isfahan,Iran. This gathering will be held in cooperation with association of The International Council of Nurses (ICN) and The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM).
This congress is the first international congress held in Isfahan and can be a good opportunity to collect the most recent opinions and results on the various aspects of health and well being. An excellent collection of scientific sessions will be prepared which will include the lectures,oral presentations and posters which will be displayed. You can register only via the website and visit the website for the detailed program.
Prague Congress 2014
Hamilton, New Zealand
The theme of our conference is Midwifery relationships are the bridge to quality. For us this means that the way midwives interact and form professional relationships – beginning with placing women at the centre of care - ensures that each of us finds the bridge to providing quality maternity care in Aotearoa.
The 13th Panhellenic Midwifery Conference, titled 'Evidence – Based Midwifery', will take place between 18-21 September 2014 in the beautiful city of Nafplio, Greece.
Bovington, United Kingdom
Time4you 2 is an 'open to all' conference and will be of particular interest to midwives and anyone working with families. Book before 30th June for 20% discount, using the code 'earlybird'.
Send an expression of interest to email@example.com to present a poster at the 2nd Annual Conference ‘Physiological Birth: Promoting Normality’ on Wednesday 22nd October 2015 at St George’s Hospital in London. Criteria for the poster is that it links to empowering, promoting and supporting physiological birth.
Byron Bay, Australia
“Promoting Midwifery: Skills from Around the World”
Each of the excellent speakers will bring their best skills to help change birth practices in Australia and around the world. There will be an emphasis on midwifery skills so we don’t lose our hands-on skills to the onslaught of technology!
The Canadian Association of Midwives Annual Conference will be held on November 5 to 7, 2014 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
CAM's Program Planning Committee is inviting Canadian and international speakers to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations on scientific, clinical and philosophical topics of importance to practicing midwives and maternity care providers, students, educators and health policy makers.
Abstracts submissions deadline: March 31st, 2014 at 5:00pm EST (Eastern Standard Time). Deadline extended to April 11th, 2014. Click here to submit your abstract.
Prague, Czech Republic
The conference, titled 'Homebirth – What Do We Know about It?', is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about homebirth. Its aim is to provide both professional and lay publics with missing information that will help them replace the grim image of homebirth with a truer picture supported by the experience of professionals from abroad and the results of research dealing with homebirths. In addition to the outcomes of scientific research in the field of homebirths, the conference will show the participants examples of good practice from different countries, providing them with up-to-date information on the legislative situation regarding births at home and offering alternative options for homebirth. Parents will also share their experience. Practical skills will be shared in workshops.
This midwifery study tour provides specialised access to Chinese institutions and local practitioners. The tour provides excellent insight into the application of both Traditional Chinese Medicine and modern Western medical techniques and provides a fascinating insight into China by looking at its history, contemporary culture and medicine, with particular focus on midwifery and child health. The tour includes a number of fascinating cultural visits and talks that complement the professional visits. The tour is led by Nicky Leap, Adjunct Professor of Midwifery at the University of Technology, Sydney. For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or + 44 (0)20 7223 5618.
3rd World Congress on Twin Pregnancy, which will be held in conjunction with the 15th Congress of the International Society of Twin Studies (ISTS) in the venue of Budapest, Hungary on November 16-19, 2014. The high profile programme, appeals to anyone interested in the field of research of multiple pregnancies, which comprises a broad spectrum of medical specialties interested to study twins as an evolutionary and epigenetic model and to understand the genesis of many pathologies, specially neurological and oncological