Vol. 18 No. 1, January 2005
- Midwives were both victims and key aid workers when disaster hit the Indian Ocean: ICM Deputy Director Judi Brown writes of the impact of the tsunami on the people it affected and the midwives in the Asia Pacific region.
- ICM works with new partner PATH on PoPPHI initiative.
- Midwifery school inaugurated in Badakhshan.
- New midwives' association in Yemen.
- Save the Children award for midwives.
- White ribbon alliance/global health council tsunami award.
- 'Make every mother and child count': World Health Day 2005.
- Brisbane, Australia, 24-28 July 2005--midwifery: pathways to Healthy Nations.
- Fewer births in developing nations.
- WHO recommendations for contraceptive use.
- ICM and FIGO's joint work on prevention of postpartum-haemorrhage extends through Africa ... Ruth Brauen, Swiss midwife and ICM Regional Representative, went to meet the midwives and obstetricians from the countries of francophone West Africa.
- ... And around the world.
- Strengthening midwifery practices in Morocco: a gender perspective: Suzanne Kerouac, Fatima Temmar and Bilkis Vissandjee, from the University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, explore current issues for Moroccan midwives.
- Saving newborn lives with home-based neonatal care: an experience in Gadchiroli, India: community health workers provide a valuable service that has reduced neonatal mortality--a report from Saving Newborn Lives, an initiative of Save the Children.