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ICM has grown from a small group of Midwives Associations in Western Europe to a major Confederation with more than 116 autonomous associations from countries all over the world. By strengthening member associations, ICM advances the profession of midwifery globally promoting autonomous midwives as the most appropriate caregivers for childbearing women. 

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France

Collège National des Sages-Femmes

The National College of Midwives of France is an independent association whose mission is to defend and affirm the midwives in the French périnatal landscape. It is an essential voice working along with users groups to implement périnatal policies
It provides a framework for professional debate on:

• Périnatal and public health policy
• The quality of birth
• The research in midwifery and in périnatal care, the evaluation of professional practices and the communication of  the research,
• The quality of the initial training of midwives and continuous education

Address

136 AVENUE EMILE ZOLA
PARIS 75015
France

Phone +33 6 16 56 22 82 Email contact@cnsf.asso.fr teurnier.fred@cegetel.net agnes.simon1@wanadoo.fr www.cnsf.asso.fr
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Midwife Students with their own Congress
Midwife Students with their own Congress
17 July 2014

300 midwife students gathered in Toulouse, France, for their annual congress from 4th-6th of July on the topic Midwifery around the World". 

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French Midwives Still on Strike
French Midwives Still on Strike
6 May 2014

French midwives have been out on an ongoing strike since October 2013.

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French midwives on strike
French midwives on strike
8 November 2013

French midwives are demanding to be recognised as first-line practitioners and be integrated into the healthcare plans. 

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