Award for Theresa Shaver.

TenlasteleggingWorldwide news - Midwife - Brief article

Midwife Theresa Shaver, Director of the White Ribbon Alliance, received an International Health award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) in November 2006.

The APHA recognised that Theresa has dedicated her professional career and personal life to making pregnancy, delivery and motherhood a safe and life-enhancing experience for women throughout the world.

The citation described Theresa as 'a skilled, compassionate practitioner who has used her first-hand knowledge of midwifery and of the unwarranted risks faced by millions of women who give birth under difficult circumstances, to mount an unprecedented global advocacy effort in support of safe motherhood'.

Theresa has...

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