The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

No. of pages: 80

Publication Date: May 2021

Author: UNFPA, WHO, ICM

The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2021 builds on previous reports in the SoWMy series and represents an unprecedented effort to document the whole world’s Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health (SRMNAH) workforce, with a particular focus on midwives. It calls for urgent investment in midwives to enable them to fulfil their potential to contribute towards UHC and the SDG agenda.

Related content

Events
UNFPA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) host a dialogue on the State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2021 report. 
The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2021 presents findings on the Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health (SRMNAH) workforce from 194 countries. The report, produced by UNFPA, the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), the World Health...
Resources
Two papers about groups at risk of being “left behind” in terms of access to Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health (SRMNAH) workers: (i) adolescents and (ii) women, newborns and adolescents in humanitarian and fragile settings. The papers describe the...

Pages

We use cookies and other identifiers to help improve your online experience. By using our website you agree to this. To learn more, including how to change your settings, see our cookies policy.

X