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Zimbabwe celebrates International Day of the Midwife
Zimbabwe celebrates International Day of the Midwife
31 July 2015

This July Zimbabwe celebrated IDM, rallying Midwives with the theme of “Midwives: for a better tomorrow”

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GAP Analysis Workshop for French Speaking Africa in Togo
GAP Analysis Workshop for French Speaking Africa in Togo
29 July 2015

From 27 till 31 July the third French speaking workshop is being held in Lomé, Togo.



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New ICM Midwifery Services Framework (MSF)
New ICM Midwifery Services Framework (MSF)
16 July 2015

The Midwifery Services Framework - A 'how to' guide for governments.

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Midwives Making Policy
Midwives Making Policy
15 July 2015

Recent study recognises the important role of Midwifery Associations in workforce planning.

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The Lancet Commission on Women and Health Launch
The Lancet Commission on Women and Health Launch
6 July 2015

The Lancet Commission on ‘Women and Health: the key for sustainable development’ at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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CAM's member newsletter is available!
CAM's member newsletter is available!
2 July 2015

New statistics on midwifery across Canada inside!

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Meeting of Professional College of Maternal Health & Obstetric Nursing/Midwifery
Meeting of Professional College of Maternal Health & Obstetric Nursing/Midwifery
2 July 2015

International Meeting of the Professional Specialty College between 12th - 13th June 2015.

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ICM Goodwill Ambassador addresses ACNM Annual Meeting
ICM Goodwill Ambassador addresses ACNM Annual Meeting
1 July 2015

ICM Global Goodwill Ambassador H.E. Toyin Saraki addressed the 60th Annual Meeting of the American College of Nurses-Midwives

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New Report: Women – invaluable but undervalued
New Report: Women – invaluable but undervalued
1 July 2015

Women’s contribution to healthcare constitutes nearly 5% of global GDP but nearly half is unpaid and unrecognized. 

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French speaking GAP Analysis workshop in Libreville, Gabon
French speaking GAP Analysis workshop in Libreville, Gabon
25 June 2015

On the 8-12 June 2015, ICM held a French speaking GAP Analysis workshop in Libreville, Gabon. 

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ICM in Stavanger, Norway, 7-9. June
ICM in Stavanger, Norway, 7-9. June
25 June 2015

Laerdal Foundation’s Helping Mothers and Babies Survive event took place in Stavenger in June 7-9 2015

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Vacancy at the ICM: French Speaking Technical Midwife Adviser (full-time)
Vacancy at the ICM: French Speaking Technical Midwife Adviser (full-time)
17 June 2015

An opportunity to join the ICM team as French Speaking Technical Midwife Adviser has arisen - Apply Now!

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Nepal: Midwives’ Chronic Needs Become Urgent After Earthquakes
Nepal: Midwives’ Chronic Needs Become Urgent After Earthquakes
16 June 2015

The ICM has been working with Direct Relief to endorse Midwife Kits which are being provided to Midwives in Nepal after the devastating earthquakes.

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Prime Minister of Tanzania is Guest of Honour at International Day of the Midwife
Prime Minister of Tanzania is Guest of Honour at International Day of the Midwife
16 June 2015

This year’s celebrations in Tanzania were a tremendous success, attended by special guest of honour Prime Minister Hon. Mizengo Kayanza Pinda as well as ICM’s…

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A Great Relief! Direct Relief's Annual Fundraiser
A Great Relief! Direct Relief's Annual Fundraiser
15 June 2015

It was my great privilege to travel to Santa Barbara for an event in aid of the non-profit organisation Direct Relief.

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ICM celebrating IDM with Tunisian Midwives
ICM celebrating IDM with Tunisian Midwives
8 June 2015

The Tunisian Midwives’ Association celebrated their 23th International Day of the Midwife with a congress hosting over 800 Tunisian midwives

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Communique from ICM Board
Communique from ICM Board
4 June 2015

The ICM Board held its annual meeting on 28-29 May, 2015 at the ICM Headquarters in The Hague. 

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Communique from ICM Council
Communique from ICM Council
2 June 2015

ICM held its Annual Council Meeting at ICM’s offices in The Hague, on May 28th 2015.

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ICM President Frances Day-Stirk at the 2nd European Congress on Intrapartum care in Portugal
ICM President Frances Day-Stirk at the 2nd European Congress on Intrapartum care in Portugal
27 May 2015

ICM President Frances Day-Stirk took part in the 2nd European Congress on Intrapartum care in Porto, Portugal on May 22-23rd.

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Vacancy at the ICM: Policy and Advocacy Officer
Vacancy at the ICM: Policy and Advocacy Officer
26 May 2015

An opportunity to join the ICM team as Policy and Advocacy Officer has arisen - Apply Now!

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Midwifery Society of Nepal in Action
Midwifery Society of Nepal in Action
20 May 2015

The Midwifery Association of Nepal is running services to provide care to women and babies affected by the earthquakes.

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Independent Midwives Association of Namibia IDM 2015
Independent Midwives Association of Namibia IDM 2015
20 May 2015

The Independent Midwives Association of Namibia (IMANA) with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) successfully celebrated the International…

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Midwives4all Award Uganda IDM May 5th
Midwives4all Award Uganda IDM May 5th
5 May 2015

Today, on the International Day of the Midwife we honour a very special midwife for her excellence in midwifery.

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ICM & Sanofi Espoir Foundation Midwives for Life Awards 2015
ICM & Sanofi Espoir Foundation Midwives for Life Awards 2015
5 May 2015

To celebrate the IDM, the ICM & Sanofi Espoir Foundation are rewarding 10 initiatives taken by midwives…

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International Day of the Midwife 2015

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ICM Triennial Congress 2014 Prague 

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