The Three Pillars for Global Midwifery

The Three Pillars for Global Midwifery In the triennium between 2008-2011, the ICM developed a group of essential documents through hard work by the Board, guidance from consultants who directed expert task forces, and support and participation by ICM member associations. These documents describe the “Three Pillars” of midwifery, which are education, regulation and association—E.R.A.Continue reading “The Three Pillars for Global Midwifery”

The World Needs Midwives NOW More Than Ever

It was exhilarating to see the numerous international partners who attended the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) meetings in Durban, such as the World Health Organization, United Nations agencies, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, the White Ribbon Alliance, ministers of health, significant funders, and more. And the buzz was loud and clear: MidwivesContinue reading “The World Needs Midwives NOW More Than Ever”