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Celebrating 20 years of ZICOM in saving mothers and newborn lives in Zimbabwe
Celebrating 20 years of ZICOM in saving mothers and newborn lives in Zimbabwe
10 February 2016

Awards celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Zimbabwe Confederation of Midwives (ZICOM) and annual AGM.

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From Jamaica to Indonesia - January 2016
From Jamaica to Indonesia - January 2016
8 February 2016

Frances spoke at the Jamaica Midwives' Association and attended the International Family Planning Conference in Indonesia.

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Zika Virus - Resources and Information
Zika Virus - Resources and Information
3 February 2016

The Zika virus is now spreading rapidly in the Americas. WHO and The Lancet have provided information to assist health workers.

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New Lancet Series on Breastfeeding: achieving the new normal
New Lancet Series on Breastfeeding: achieving the new normal
29 January 2016

The Lancet have launched a new ‪‎Breastfeeding Series - the first of its kind to evaluate global breastfeeding levels, trends and inequalities

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La jeune sage-femme lutte pour la promotion de l'accès aux soins des femmes à situation de précarité
La jeune sage-femme lutte pour la promotion de l'accès aux soins des femmes à situation de précarité
20 January 2016

SAMA Marlène, est une jeune sage-femme qui fait des exploits dans le domaine de la santé de la mère et de l’enfant à Uvira dans la province du Sud-kivu.

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Call to Action: Ending Preventable Stillbirths
Call to Action: Ending Preventable Stillbirths
19 January 2016

The Lancet Series finds a shocking 2.6 million stillbirths occur annually with half of all stillbirths occurring during labour and birth. 

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 National Core Education Program in Midwifery Workshop, Turkey
National Core Education Program in Midwifery Workshop, Turkey
19 January 2016

NCEPM workshop has been held in Turkey according to ICM guidelines to develop the Standard Midwifery Education Curriculum.

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French speaking GAP Analysis workshop held in Dakar
French speaking GAP Analysis workshop held in Dakar
18 December 2015

GAP Analysis workshop for the ICM/UNFPA project ‘Strengthening midwifery in French speaking Africa’

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Call for Proposals: Midwifery Symposium 'Young Midwives in the Lead'
Call for Proposals: Midwifery Symposium 'Young Midwives in the Lead'
17 December 2015

UNFPA and partners are offering thirty scholarships to fund young midwives with leadership potential to attend.

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31st ICM Triennial Congress 2017
31st ICM Triennial Congress 2017
7 December 2015

Call for abstracts and registration for the ICM 31st Triennial Congress 2017 now open!

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Uruguayan Midwives Association´s Board Sharing Wonderful News
Uruguayan Midwives Association´s Board Sharing Wonderful News
3 December 2015

Uruguayan Midwives Association advancing midwifery in the country. Read about the Uruguayan Association's wonderful achievements. 

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Online Consultation towards the Development of WHO Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery
Online Consultation towards the Development of WHO Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery
17 November 2015

Consultation now open for a draft Strategy which will be available online until 30 November 2015.

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New UNFPA Report on Midwifery Workforce in the Arab Region
New UNFPA Report on Midwifery Workforce in the Arab Region
17 November 2015

A report released this month by UNFPA (Arab States Regional Office) analyses the situation of the midwifery workforce in selected Arab countries.

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Arab States Workshop on Midwifery Workforce in Cairo
Arab States Workshop on Midwifery Workforce in Cairo
16 November 2015

A 3 day Arab States Workshop on Midwifery Workforce is being held in Cairo between the 15-17 November 

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International Day of the Midwife 2015

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ICM Triennial Congress 2014 Prague 

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ICM's latest Newsletter 

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