Friday, April 23, 2010

Virtual International Day of the Midwife, May 5th

May 5th is the International Midwives Day. Here is what the International Confederation of Midwives say about this day:

"The International Day of the Midwife is an occasion for every midwife to think about the many others in the profession, to make new contacts within and outside midwifery, and to widen the knowledge of what midwives do for the world. In 2010 and in the years leading up to 2015, ICM will use the overarching theme The World Needs Midwives Now More Than Ever as part of an ongoing campaign to highlight the need for midwives. This reflects the WHO call for midwives and the need to accelerate progress towards the achievement of MDGs 4 & 5."

How about participating in the Virtual International Day of the Midwife. This is a free conference for midwives. An opportunity to come together from the comfort of your own home or from your workplace. You can access all the sessions online through the links that you will see beside the sessions. Come and join us. You will have an opportunity to ask the presenters questions or to share your own thoughts.

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