News on Midwifery

22 Juin 2011
Tweet DUSHANBE, Tajikistan— Tajikistan’s maternal mortality ratio is among the highest of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region. Fifteen per cent of women giving birth in Tajikistan do so without a midwife or... Lire plus
13 Janvier 2011
The health of women and their newborns took centre stage in global development discussions in 2010, when the United Nations Secretary?General launched the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health. While the... Lire plus
9 Septembre 2005
OGAN KOMERING ILIR, South Sumatra, Indonesia—When Kawit’s third childbirth did not go smoothly, Yuniar, the midwife in Sukapulit village, realized the problem was obstructed labour and knew what to do. Yuniar took 150,... Lire plus
21 Octobre 2005
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan-administered Kashmir — Bushra, 17, went into labour a few days after the earthquake struck, but the baby didn’t come. Two days later, her family managed to get her to the only functioning... Lire plus
27 Mars 2008
Nester MoyoOriginally from Zimbabwe and now Senior Midwifery Adviser, International Confederation of Midwives, The Hague Midwifery is practiced where the women are. That means that you will find midwives in areas that... Lire plus


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