News on Midwifery

14 Juillet 2017
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APAC, Ouganda/LONDRES, Royaume-Uni – Kate Opio, 33 ans, d’humeur joyeuse, câlinait l'un de ses jumeaux nouveau-nés dans la maternité d'un centre de santé dans le district d'Apac en Ouganda. L' autre jumeau dormait... Lire plus
4 Mai 2017
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haïti – Elizabeth était épuisée après des heures de contractions à la clinique Petite Place Cazeau, à Port-au-Prince, en Haïti. Enfin, grâce aux conseils réconfortants de la sage-femme, une dernière... Lire plus
19 Juin 2017
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – La terrible épidémie d’Ebola en Afrique de l’Ouest a pris fin il y a un an. Cette crise a coûté la vie à plus de 3 900 Sierra-Léonais, et les systèmes de santé en ont énormément souffert.... Lire plus
6 Juillet 2017
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GOBABIS, Namibia – Each morning, single mother Elizabeth Kazapua rises at 4:30 to begin her hour-long trek to work at Epako Clinic in Gobabis, Namibia. There, at the site of a ground-breaking pilot project, she greets... Lire plus
3 Juillet 2017
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ILIGAN, Philippines – Nineteen-year-old Tarhata Mostare gave birth to her third child at home on 23 May – the same day fighting erupted between government forces and the Maute and Abu Sayyaf armed groups in the city of... Lire plus
2 Juin 2017
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SID, Serbia – Aliah*, a 28-year-old woman from Afghanistan, took an unusually brave step in April: She spoke with candour about her sexual and reproductive health needs at a workshop in Sid, a town in north-western... Lire plus
31 Mai 2017
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BETOU, Republic of the Congo – “Some months we have more than 145 births at the centre – a lot, considering that we only are six midwives working here,” said Solange, a midwife at a medical centre in Betou, a village in... Lire plus
19 Mai 2017
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MANGOCHI DISTRICT, Malawi – A phone call changed Nachilango Bisolomo’s life. For 46 years, she had suffered from an obstetric fistula, a stigmatizing injury caused by childbirth complications. Fistula causes... Lire plus
12 Mai 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/HOMS, Syria – Motherhood should be a time of joy, but for too many women, it comes with something else: peril. "Becoming a mother and having a family was always a dream of mine. But I never... Lire plus
3 Mai 2017
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GISENYI, Rwanda – “Mothers and babies lose their lives due to complications that could have been prevented,” Burcard Umuhoza, 28, told UNFPA in a frank conversation about the trials he faces as a midwife in the Gisenyi... Lire plus

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