Vol. 17 Nbr. 5, September 2004
- Effective partnerships continue to hold the key to ICM's achievements: Board of Management Director Joyce Thompson reports on a successful discussion of future plans which draw on the strengths of ICM's global and local partners.
- A global perspective on the 'architecture of midwifery education': Nester Moyo, ICM Programme Manager, presented the global view on the midwifery curriculum to a conference of the Royal College of Midwives, UK.
- 'Beyond the numbers'.
- Partnership looks forward to World Health Day, April 2005: Joyce Thompson for ICM co-chairs the steering committee of the Partnership for Safe Motherhood & Newborn Health, which met September 27-29, 2004, Nairobi, Kenya.
- Feeding sick newborns in a developing world hospital nursery: Dutch neonatologist GF Drejer and perinatal nurse/midwife Lennie Kamwendo describe experiences in Malawi and draw conclusions from their practice.
- Strengthening skilled care in the African Region: ICM takes role in WHO workshop: ICM Programme Manager Nester Moyo co-facilitated a workshop and presented the ICM Essential Competencies: September 13-17, 2004, Johannesburg, South Africa.
- Regional Reproductive Health Task Force in Africa.
- Meet the President! Caroline Weaver talks of her experience in a key ICM role: Caroline Weaver was elected as ICM vice-president in 1999, and president in 2002. Elizabeth Duff asks her to look both back in time--and forward to July 2005!(Interview)
- ICM Congress news.
- 'Champions for Change': marking the achievements of the MNH programme.
- Greetings from Liberia.
- The Cairo consensus at 10.